overcoat Definition

a long coat worn over other clothes in cold weather.

Using overcoat: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "overcoat" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He wore an overcoat and a scarf to keep warm.

  • Example

    She took off her overcoat and hung it up in the closet.

  • Example

    The man's overcoat was made of wool and had a fur collar.

overcoat Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for overcoat

Phrases with overcoat

  • double-breasted overcoat

    an overcoat with two parallel columns of buttons on the front, allowing for overlapping flaps


    He looked very dapper in his double-breasted overcoat.

  • trench coat

    a type of overcoat that is waterproof and typically has a belt


    The detective wore a trench coat and a fedora.

  • frock coat

    a formal overcoat that is knee-length and has a fitted waist and full skirt


    The groom wore a frock coat to his wedding.


Summary: overcoat in Brief

An 'overcoat' [ˈəʊvəkəʊt] is a long coat worn over other clothes in cold weather. It is often made of wool and has a fur collar. Variations include the double-breasted overcoat, the trench coat, and the frock coat.