Definition of Coattails

1. Noun. (plural of coattail) ¹



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Definition of Coattails

1. coattail [n] - See also: coattail

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coattails

coatings
coatis
coatless
coatlike
coatomer
coatomers
coatrack
coatracks
coatroom
coatrooms
coats
coats of arms
coatstand
coatstands
coattail
coattails (current term)
coattails effect
coattend
coattended
coattending
coattends
coattest
coattested
coattesting
coattests
coaugmentation
coaugmentations
coauthor
coauthored
coauthoring

Literary usage of Coattails

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"No one treads on our coattails any longer, and I do not expect ever to see again the old days of anxiety and humiliation.. .. CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS TO HIS ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Again, the parallel with the mid-19th century i- striking: the women's rights advocates rode the coattails of the abolitionists much as the current ..."

3. The Bookman (1905)
""Tried to get out of the muss, but a baby was pulling my coattails, and a four-year-old baby stood upon each foot, improving the pattern of my white pants ..."

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