Definitions for coachkoʊtʃ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a large, horse-drawn, four-wheeled carriage, usu. enclosed.
a public motorbus.
a class of airline travel less luxurious and less expensive than first class.
a person who trains an athlete or team:
a football coach.
a private instructor for a student, singer, actor, etc.
a type of inexpensive automobile with a boxlike, usu. two-door body manufactured esp. in the 1930s.
(v.t.)to instruct as a coach:
to coach golfers.
(v.i.)to work as a coach.
to go by or in a coach.
(adv.)in coach-class accommodations:
to fly coach.
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
coach, manager, handler(noun)
(sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
coach, private instructor, tutor(noun)
a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
passenger car, coach, carriage(noun)
a railcar where passengers ride
coach, four-in-hand, coach-and-four(noun)
a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
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"
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"
drive a coach
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a trainer or instructor
a baseball/football coach; his voice/acting coach
cheap seats on a train, airplane, etc.
families traveling in coach
a large bus for traveling long distances
***passengers getting on the coach
to train or instruct
He coaches volleyball.; to coach teenagers in self-defence
A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.
A trainer or instructor.
A single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus.
The forward part of the cabin space under the poop deck of a sailing ship; the fore-cabin under the quarter deck.
That part of a commercial passenger airplane reserved for those paying standard fare.
John flew coach to Vienna, but first-class back home.
She has coached many opera stars.
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.
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
a special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination; a trainer; esp. one who trains a boat's crew for a race
a cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain
a first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car
to convey in a coach
to prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction
to drive or to ride in a coach; -- sometimes used with
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
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'coach' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3799
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.
- عَرَبَه، مَرْكَبَه كَبيرَهArabic
- vagãoPortuguese (BR)
- der EisenbahnwagenGerman
- रेलवे सवारीHindi
- željeznički vagonCroatian
- vasúti (személy)kocsiHungarian
- ښوونكى: بګۍ: داور ګاډى خونهPashto
- järnvägsvagn, personvagnSwedish
- 列車廂Chinese (Trad.)
- пасажирський вагонUkrainian
- گاڑی کے ڈبےUrdu
- （铁路）旅客车厢Chinese (Simp.)
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