Definition of raincoat in English:

raincoat

noun

  • A long coat, typically having a belt, made from waterproofed or water-resistant fabric.

    • ‘From the coolest raincoats to the classiest overcoats, you're not ready for spring until you get your hands on a spring jacket.’
    • ‘They were all wearing raincoats and trilby hats and carrying small cardboard suitcases.’
    • ‘Trek yanked on his jeans and a yellow raincoat and ran out into the storm.’
    • ‘Those attending have been advised to come prepared for the weather, raincoat and trousers and waterproof footwear.’
    • ‘Three years ago Burberry meant outdated raincoats, but now the check has been transformed into one of the hottest fashion labels.’
    • ‘Instead, according to the weather bureau, you'll be more comfortable in raincoats and windbreakers - if you intend venturing outdoors.’
    • ‘We have raincoats, hats, and umbrellas - to shut out every dampened feeling that is falling upon us.’
    • ‘Who wears a trilby, a cravat and an old raincoat around these parts?’
    • ‘Two men in felt hats and raincoats cast long shadows outside what we take to be Parliament Buildings.’
    • ‘There are caps, a raincoat, a water-proof jacket, an umbrella and a medium weight jerkin, all kept in his care.’
    • ‘Beyond a police car and a dark van, he stopped beside a man in a raincoat and a bowler hat.’
    • ‘Almost all the raincoats were transparent plastic and made from a variety of materials from cling film to film negatives.’
    • ‘He once turned up at Buckingham Palace in a fawn raincoat, woollen gloves and an old silk hat.’
    • ‘Enclosed are ideas for embellishing your fabric and waterproofing it to make a beautiful raincoat.’
    • ‘A raincoat will keep you high and dry, and it's a great way to add some punch to your sweater and jeans.’
    • ‘The squad owns black raincoats and black parkas in a variety of sizes to accommodate all members for every type of weather.’
    • ‘The men are in plain clothes and wear light raincoats or light overcoats over their uniforms.’
    • ‘I find a raincoat on the coat rack and pick up an umbrella and take the girls outside.’
    • ‘There stood two older boys, both dressed in yellow raincoats with big yellow hoods covering their eyes.’
    • ‘You just need to pray that it does not rain or, to be on the safe side, bring one of those plastic poncho raincoats that fits in your purse.’

Pronunciation

raincoat

/ˈreɪnkəʊt/