raincoat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n raincoat a water-resistant coat
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Usage

In literature:

I hope you don't think it's going to come down on us to-night, and me with my raincoat which was left in the canoe?
"Boy Scouts on Hudson Bay" by G. Harvey Ralphson
I should have carried my raincoat to the door before putting it on.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
She wore her raincoat and a rubber cap, and on her feet heavy shoes.
"Ruth Fielding Down East" by Alice B. Emerson
Fortunately Randy had brought his raincoat with him.
"The Rover Boys Under Canvas" by Arthur M. Winfield
Mrs. Jackson's raincoat was a sure signal of social activity.
"The Lady Doc" by Caroline Lockhart
Then they all put on rubbers and raincoats and locked up the doors and took their umbrellas and started for the train.
"Mary Jane's City Home" by Clara Ingram Judson
His relations with young men in cheap raincoats were entirely monetary.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
Nothing but raincoats for these cold nights.
"The Fight for the Argonne" by William Benjamin West
That is why his name is given to raincoats made in this way.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
The stands were a mass of glistening umbrellas and shining raincoats.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
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In poetry:

A tearful tincture washes
Cabbage-green skies;
Beneath the dribbling bushes
Your raincoats lie;
"My Little Lovelies" by Arthur Rimbaud
On account of rain
To Tamino Isle, raincoat clad,
I went today, yet
Naniwa, so well-known, conceals
The place!
"On account of rain" by Ki no Tsurayuki

In news:

His raincoat had never seen a dry-cleaner.
A pedestrian retrieves his blown-away plastic raincoat from a motorist on Kinzie at Wells during a sudden downpour in Chicago on Friday, July 13, 2012.
NEW YORK CITY — It's raincoat weather in New York City, where Book Expo opened May 28 with what might be thought of as a fizzle in the drizzle .
Staying Dry Spring showers bring out raincoats and umbrellas.
Standing on the sidewalk outside the Haywood County Courthouse was a single peace protester, his raincoat losing the battle against the forces of nature.
Coming up in the April/May '11 issue of Sew News, we're featuring an adorable reversible raincoat.
Dry spell ends, but don't break out raincoat , boots just yet.
The Girl in the Green Raincoat : Chapter 3: Mrs Blossom's Mission.
The Girl in the Green Raincoat : Chapter 1: Stuck in Bed.
X-ray spex - let's submerge the raincoats - no looking.
"My mom made me wear a bright yellow raincoat over the costume, so cars wouldn't hit me," he recalled.
Q & A: The Raincoats' Ana da Silva On The Riot Grrrl Movement, Kurt And Courtney, And Being Johnny Rotten's Favorite Band.
Can one jacket possibly take the place of a separate raincoat and spray top in your gear bag.
Have you been keeping up with The New York Times Magazine 's serialization of Laura Lippman's The Girl in the Green Raincoat.
Pedophiles not "scary guy in raincoat".
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