Definitions for raincoatˈreɪnˌkoʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a waterproof or water-repellent coat worn as protection against rain.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of raincoat:

1820–30, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. raincoat, waterproof(noun)

    a water-resistant coat

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. raincoat(noun)ˈreɪnˌkoʊt

    a thin waterproof coat

    to wear a raincoat


  1. raincoat(Noun)

    A waterproof coat worn in the rain.

  2. raincoat(Noun)

    A condom.


  1. Raincoat

    A raincoat or slicker is a waterproof or water-resistant coat worn to protect the body from rain. The term rain jacket is sometimes used to refer to raincoats that are waist length. A rain jacket may be combined with a pair of rain pants to make a rain suit. Modern raincoats are often constructed of breathable, waterproof fabrics such as Gore-Tex or Tyvek and coated nylons. These fabrics allow some air to pass through, allowing the garment to 'breathe' so that sweat vapour can escape. The amount of pouring rain a raincoat can handle is sometimes meassured in the unit millimeters, water gauge.

Anagrams of raincoat

  1. Catriona

  2. Croatian

Translations for raincoat

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a waterproof coat worn to keep out the rain.

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