Definitions for on the coattails
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word on the coattails
on the coattails, one one's coattails(adverb)
immediately following or undeservedly benefiting from
"the CEO resigned on the coattails of the scandal"; "he was elected on his predecessor's coattails"
Find a translation for the on the coattails definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these on the coattails definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"on the coattails." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/on the coattails>.