Meaning of “frock coat” in the English Dictionary


"frock coat" in English

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frock coatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfrɒk ˌkəʊt/ us /ˈfrɑːk ˌkoʊt/

Examples from literature

  • A gentleman should never wear a high hat unless he has on a frock coat or a dress suit. 
  • But meanwhile the tail of his highness's frock coat was sweeping the marble of the dressing table. 
  • He was well dressed in a frock coat, black tie, and patent leather boots. 
  • He went in a frock coat with white gloves and varnished shoes, and he genuflected. 
  • Mr. Atkins buttoned the frock coat and turned to go. 

(Definition of “frock coat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)