Definitions for COACHkoʊtʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a large, horse-drawn, four-wheeled carriage, usu. enclosed.

    Category: Transportation

  2. a public motorbus.

    Category: Transportation

  3. a class of airline travel less luxurious and less expensive than first class.

    Category: Transportation

  4. a person who trains an athlete or team:

    a football coach.

    Category: Sport

  5. a private instructor for a student, singer, actor, etc.

  6. a type of inexpensive automobile with a boxlike, usu. two-door body manufactured esp. in the 1930s.

    Category: Automotive

  7. (v.t.)to instruct as a coach:

    to coach golfers.

  8. (v.i.)to work as a coach.

  9. to go by or in a coach.

    Category: Transportation

  10. (adv.)in coach-class accommodations:

    to fly coach.

    Category: Transportation

Origin of coach:

1550–60; earlier coche(e) < MF coche < G Kotsche, Kutsche < Hungarian kocsi, short for kocsi szekér cart of Kocs, town on the main road between Vienna and Budapest


Princeton's WordNet

  1. coach, manager, handler(noun)

    (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

  2. coach, private instructor, tutor(noun)

    a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)

  3. passenger car, coach, carriage(noun)

    a railcar where passengers ride

  4. coach, four-in-hand, coach-and-four(noun)

    a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver

  5. bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle(verb)

    a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

    "he always rode the bus to work"

  6. coach, train(verb)

    teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports

    "He is training our Olympic team"; "She is coaching the crew"

  7. coach(verb)

    drive a coach

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. coach(noun)ʊtʃ

    a trainer or instructor

    a baseball/football coach; his voice/acting coach

  2. coachʊtʃ

    cheap seats on a train, airplane, etc.

    families traveling in coach

  3. coachʊtʃ

    a large bus for traveling long distances

    ***passengers getting on the coach

  4. coach(verb)ʊtʃ

    to train or instruct

    He coaches volleyball.; to coach teenagers in self-defence


  1. coach(Noun)

    A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

  2. coach(Noun)

    A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.

  3. coach(Noun)

    A trainer or instructor.

  4. coach(Noun)

    A single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus.

  5. coach(Noun)

    The forward part of the cabin space under the poop deck of a sailing ship; the fore-cabin under the quarter deck.

  6. coach(Noun)

    That part of a commercial passenger airplane reserved for those paying standard fare.

    John flew coach to Vienna, but first-class back home.

  7. coach(Verb)

    To train.

  8. coach(Verb)

    To instruct.

    She has coached many opera stars.

  9. Origin: From coche, from Kutsche, from kocsi. According to historians, the coach was named after the small Hungarian town of Kocs, which made a livelihood from cart building and transport between Vienna and Budapest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coach(noun)

    a large, closed, four-wheeled carriage, having doors in the sides, and generally a front and back seat inside, each for two persons, and an elevated outside seat in front for the driver

  2. Coach(noun)

    a special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination; a trainer; esp. one who trains a boat's crew for a race

  3. Coach(noun)

    a cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain

  4. Coach(noun)

    a first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car

  5. Coach(verb)

    to convey in a coach

  6. Coach(verb)

    to prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction

  7. Coach(verb)

    to drive or to ride in a coach; -- sometimes used with


  1. Coach

    In sports, a coach is a person involved in the direction, instruction and training of the operations of a sports team or of individual sportspeople. A coach may also be a teacher.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COACH' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3443

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COACH' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3799

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COACH' in Nouns Frequency: #1182

Translations for COACH

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a railway carriage

The last two coaches of the train were derailed.

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