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  1. coattails(n. pl.)

    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. coattails


  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. David Paleologos:

    Senator Amy Klobuchar is setting a torrid pace for Democrats in Minnesota, senator Amy Klobuchar popularity may impact other Democrats on the ballot, who can benefit from her' Klobuchar Coattails.'.

  2. Jon Ausman:

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

  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. Raymond Moore:

    In my next life when I come back I want to be someone in the WTA, because they ride on the coattails of the men, they don't make any decisions and they are lucky.

  5. Brad Pitt:

    Leonardo DiCaprio, I'll ride on your coattails any day, man, the view's fantastic.

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    fortification consisting of a low wall
    • A. helm
    • B. reciprocal
    • C. recital
    • D. breastwork

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