Definition of housecoat in English:



  • A woman's long, loose, lightweight robe for informal wear around the house.

    • ‘She headed into her room, taking off her clothes, and wrapped herself in her housecoat.’
    • ‘Once in a while the stall-keeper in her housecoat and dyed-black hair will, almost accidentally, break into a pleasant expression.’
    • ‘A woman with white hair and a blue housecoat appeared at a door in the far corner of the room.’
    • ‘After a few weeks the figures become familiar; a few old women, wearing housecoats and kerchiefs; a young girl, maybe a teenager, who stares at him intently each time.’
    • ‘Toby turned around to see her wearing a fuzzy housecoat she had bought in town a few days previous.’
    • ‘She snatched her housecoat off the hook on the back of her door and hastily slipped it on.’
    • ‘Allowing a patient to have familiar items also can be helpful (eg, housecoat, blanket).’
    • ‘At first she had appeared in a blue office suit but after disappearing for a few minutes, she reappeared wearing just a housecoat.’
    • ‘Vera came to the door wearing a green housecoat.’
    • ‘Mrs. Arpel bounces about in her lime green housecoat, wiping everything down with antiseptic glee.’
    • ‘The two sisters played pinochle, drank coffee, ate junk food, and lived in their housecoats.’
    • ‘Her crimson housecoat was wrapped around her as she began the walk to her room.’
    • ‘She was no longer wearing her housecoat, now she wore a black, silk negligee from her wardrobe that Morgan had taken a liking to.’
    • ‘Reluctantly I walked down to the edge of the putting green where the Empress was standing in her housecoat wielding a hose.’
    • ‘Alex nearly lost her composure as she saw Meredith all wrapped in her housecoat.’
    • ‘‘We got disconnected,’ she lied, trying to make her way towards the bathroom so she could put on her housecoat.’
    • ‘She was wearing a heavy housecoat, concealing her moon blue pajamas.’
    • ‘As we stood between rows and rows of dresses that looked more like housecoats, her tears continued to flow.’
    • ‘She was wrapped up in a housecoat and slippers and was perched up on the couch, absorbed into what was on the television.’
    • ‘Elena's mother stood in the doorway, wearing her housecoat and slippers, she held a tissue to her nose.’
    bathrobe, dressing gown, robe, negligee, kimono
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