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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: coat /kəʊt/ 
Word Forms
  1. 2
    the fur or hair on an animal's skin

    Mountain goats have long shaggy coats.

  2. 3
    a layer of something such as paint that you put onto a surface

    All the door needs is a new coat of paint.

This is the British English definition of coat. View American English definition of coat