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  1. coattailsnoun

    the influence of another person; the effect of association with another person; as, he was elected to office on the president's coattails.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coattails in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coattails in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of coattails in a Sentence

  1. Jon Ausman:

    Presidential candidates have coattails; congressional candidates do not, but more money may be spent on field operations.

  2. Bruce Montgomery:

    Don't hide behind the coattails of government. Move forward with business solutions to solve the problems that we have right now, the good news is through advanced technologies, 3D printing, 3D manufacturing, you can put a manufacturing facility in your basement. You can put it in a 1,000 square foot garage. There's no reason we shouldn't be making and printing and designing and producing. And look, you can put a saying on a t-shirt and sell them for $40 and make a $2,000 on the weekend. So get your hustle on, and start doing business.

  3. Rory McIlroy:

    I just needed to hang on his coattails, he was kicking me on today, for sure. I was trying to keep up with him and didn't want to let him get too far ahead.

  4. Renato Reyes:

    To stand up to China, we need to develop our economy and our capacity for external defense, we can't do this by hanging on the coattails of Uncle Sam.

  5. H. L. Mencken:

    Man is a natural polygamist: he always has one woman leading him by the nose, and another hanging on to his coattails.

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    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
    • A. doom
    • B. interrogate
    • C. embark
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