coated Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “coated” in the English Dictionary

"coated" in British English

See all translations


uk   /ˈkəʊ.tɪd/  us   /ˈkoʊ.t̬ɪd/
thicklycovered: Your ​trousers are coated inmud! If ​yourtongue is coated, it is ​covered with a ​layer of a greyish-white ​substance, often because you are ​ill.


uk   /-kəʊ.tɪd/  us   /-koʊ.t̬ɪd/

coated suffix (COVER)

with a ​covering of the ​statedsubstance: sugar-​coatedalmonds

coated suffix (ANIMAL)

(of an ​animal) with a ​coat (= ​hair, ​wool, or ​fur) of the ​statedtype: a smooth-coated ​dog
(Definition of coated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coated”
in Chinese (Simplified) 厚厚一层的, 涂着一层的, 覆盖着一层的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厚厚一層的, 塗著一層的, 覆蓋著一層的…
What is the pronunciation of coated?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “coated”

Word of the Day


to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim, especially after a lot of work or effort

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More