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Definition of coat verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[often passive] coat something (with/in something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they coat
he / she / it coats
past simple coated
-ing form coating
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to cover something with a layer of a substance cookies thickly coated with chocolate A film of dust coated the table. The mask was coated in gold leaf. see also sugar-coated
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: coat