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Definition of "redingote" []

  • A man's long double-breasted topcoat with full skirt. (noun)
  • A woman's full-length unlined coat or dress open down the front to show a dress or underdress. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "redingote" in a sentence
  • ""redingote" with three capes which fell over his shoulders, a striped waistcoat, chamois-leather breeches and dark-red morocco short boots with a heart-shaped cleft, and a tassel at the top of the leg; he wore a white muslin neckerchief, a frill, lace cuffs, and two golden English"
  • "The "redingote" for our riding-coat is at once a more familiar and more modern instance.]"
  • "Beneath the heavy fabric of her redingote, she clearly had a body made for seduction, too, with lush hips and lusher breasts."