Definition of Coatrack

1. Noun. A rack with hooks for temporarily holding coats and hats.

Exact synonyms: Coat Rack, Hatrack
Generic synonyms: Rack



Definition of Coatrack

1. Noun. (American English) (alternative spelling of coat rack) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coatrack

1. a rack or stand for coats [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coatrack

coathangers
coathook
coathooks
coati
coati-mondi
coati-mundi
coatimundi
coatimundis
coating
coatings
coatis
coatless
coatlike
coatomer
coatomers
coatrack (current term)
coatracks
coatroom
coatrooms
coats
coats of arms
coatstand
coatstands
coattail
coattails
coattails effect
coattend
coattended
coattending
coattends

Literary usage of Coatrack

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1. Droog Design: spirit of the nineties by Renny Ramakers, Gijs Bakker (1998)
"‘Progetto Oggetto', 1992, a project by Jasper Morrison and James Irvine for Cappellini. simple wooden coatrack. This room, which would have a sequel in ..."

2. Elementary Spanish Grammar: With Practical Exercies for Reading by Aurelio Macedonio Espinosa (1915)
"I left it on the coatrack and sat down at a table to read. 3. When I returned I looked for it but it was not there. 4. I went to a store and selected ..."

3. A Hoosier Holiday by Theodore Dreiser (1916)
"As I neared the diningroom door and was passing the coatrack, mine host appeared and, with a grace and tact which I have nowhere seen surpassed, ..."

4. The Simple Life by Ruth King Porter (2006)
"He stopped at the coatrack to get his jacket and hat. The office door was open. Isabel was sitting at his desk. She was looking at him. ..."

5. The House of the Dead by Marc Ponomareff (2005)
"... the contents of which were visible here and there through the dust—the coatrack with old garments impaled on its hooks, the clothes hanging lifeless but ..."

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