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Meaning of "redcoat" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REDCOAT

From the colour of the uniform jacket.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REDCOAT

redcoat  [ˈrɛdˌkəʊt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REDCOAT

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Redcoat is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES REDCOAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Red coat

Red coat, Redcoat or Redcoats may refer to: ▪ Red coat, a soldier of the British Army from the historic uniform formerly worn by most regiments ▪ Red Serge, a ceremonial coat worn by members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, after the British Army uniform ▪ Redcoats, members of the entertainment staff at Butlins holiday camps in the United Kingdom ▪ Redcoats, a docusoap based series on the lives of Butlins Redcoats ▪ Redshirts, soldiers headed by Garibaldi during Risorgimento ▪ Red Coats, the English title for Giubbe rosse an Italian film about the NWMP ▪ The common name for Utricularia menziesii, an Australian carnivorous plant ▪ A common name for the Bed bug ▪ Redcoat, a 1993 novel by Bernard Cornwell ▪ Ohio Valley Redcoats, a minor league baseball team ▪ Georgia Redcoat Marching Band, the college marching band of the University of Georgia ▪ Redcoat Air Cargo, a British cargo airline from 1976 to 1982 ▪ Sir John Cass Redcoat School, a Church of England School in Stepney, London, UK...

Definition of redcoat in the English dictionary

The definition of redcoat in the dictionary is a British soldier.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REDCOAT


bellcote
ˈbelˌkəʊt
bluecoat
ˈbluːˌkəʊt
coat
kəʊt
cote
kəʊt
dovecote
ˈdʌvˌkəʊt
greatcoat
ˈɡreɪtˌkəʊt
housecoat
ˈhaʊsˌkəʊt
maxicoat
ˈmæksɪˌkəʊt
overcoat
ˈəʊvəˌkəʊt
peacoat
ˈpiːˌkəʊt
petticoat
ˈpɛtɪˌkəʊt
raincoat
ˈreɪnˌkəʊt
sheepcote
ˈʃiːpˌkəʊt
shellycoat
ˈʃɛlɪˌkəʊt
surcoat
ˈsɜːˌkəʊt
topcoat
ˈtɒpˌkəʊt
turncoat
ˈtɜːnˌkəʊt
undercoat
ˈʌndəˌkəʊt
waistcoat
ˈweɪsˌkəʊt
wyliecoat
ˈwaɪlɪˌkəʊt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REDCOAT

redbird
redbone
redbreast
redbrick
redbrick university
Redbridge
redbud
redbug
redcap
Redcar and Cleveland
redcurrant
redd
redded
redden
reddendo
reddendum
redder
reddest
Redding
reddish

WORDS THAT END LIKE REDCOAT

base coat
car coat
dress coat
duffel coat
duffle coat
dust coat
duster coat
frock coat
fur coat
lab coat
mink coat
on the coat
recoat
seed coat
sport coat
sports coat
sugar-coat
tail coat
trench coat
white coat

Synonyms and antonyms of redcoat in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «redcoat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REDCOAT

Find out the translation of redcoat to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of redcoat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «redcoat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

redcoat
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

redcoat
570 millions of speakers

English

redcoat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाल सैनिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجندي البريطاني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Английский солдат
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

casaca vermelha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লাল কোট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

redcoat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kot merah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

redcoat
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

redcoat
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

redcoat
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Redcoat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

redcoat
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிகப்பு அங்கி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रेडकोट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kırmızı palto
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Redcoat
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

redcoat
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

англійська солдат
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Redcoat
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Redcoat
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Engelse soldaat
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

redcoat
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

redcoat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of redcoat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REDCOAT»

The term «redcoat» is regularly used and occupies the 56.364 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REDCOAT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «redcoat» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «redcoat» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about redcoat

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REDCOAT»

Discover the use of redcoat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to redcoat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Redcoat
In the winter of 1777 the British Army marched triumphantly into Philadelphia the Redcoats had won the battles against the rebellious colonists and forced them to winter in the cod hills, while they danced in Philadelphia.
Bernard Cornwell, 2008
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Redcoat: the British soldier in the age of horse and musket
Drawing on a wealth of original source material - diaries, letters, memoirs - 'Redcoat' is an anecdotal history of the British soldier from 1700 to 1900.
Richard Holmes, 2001
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Redcoat Officer: 1740-1815
The commissioned officer ranks in the British Army from 1740-1815 were almost entirely composed of the affluent and educated - the sons of the landed gentry, the wealthy, and other professional people.
Stuart Reid, 2012
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Redcoat
Shadrach is a survivor, and in the end he outlasts Quarry, but in the middle Redcoat is the whole story of Shadrach Byfield's travels and travails from the time he left Branxton Lane to his return, many years later, after he (in his own ...
Gregory Sass, 1985
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British Redcoat 1740-93
This view, still held by many today, is challenged by Stuart Reid, who paints a picture of an increasingly professional force.
Stuart Reid, 2012
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Redcoat
1873... A landslide at a diamond mine in Africa leaves autocratic British army major, Spencer Shackerly, badly injured and in a deep coma.
David Crookes, 2010
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Redcoat 1812
Redcoat 1812 is an action-filled tale of leadership, valour, duty and sacrifice that blends the best elements of The Book of Negroes and The Red Badge of Courage.
John Nixon, 2012
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Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket
This is an army from another world, and 'Redcoat' is a splendidly entertaining, moving and informative description of its strengths and foibles.
Richard Holmes, 2011
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General Richard Montgomery and the American Revolution: From ...
The development of a legal regime to combat domestic violence in the United States has been lauded as one of the feminist movement’s greatest triumphs.
Hal T. Shelton, 1996
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The University of Georgia Redcoat Band, 1905-2005
The University of Georgia Redcoat Band: 1905-2005 covers the first 100 years of one of the finest musical organizations in America.
Robin J. Richards, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REDCOAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term redcoat is used in the context of the following news items.
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Robbie Williams impersonator headbutted Skegness Butlin's redcoat
A Robbie Williams tribute performer proved he was no 'Angel' when he attacked a Butlin's redcoat who had introduced him on stage earlier in the evening. «Lincolnshire Echo, May 15»
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Robbie Williams tribute act attacked Butlin's Redcoat outside …
A Robbie Williams tribute act has been spared jail after he attacked a Butlin's Redcoat and broke his ankle outside a McDonald's in Skegness. Tony Lewis, 35 ... «Daily Mail, May 15»
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'Turn: Washington's Spies' recap: Oddly, Patriots try to save Redcoat
In a strange twist, Patriots scheme to rescue a Redcoat officer on “Houses Divided,” Episode 206 of “Turn: Washington's Spies” on AMC. Rebels have kidnapped ... «Los Angeles Times, May 15»
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Redcoat Tavern in Royal Oak makes list of top burgers in Michigan
Besides a wide variety of sandwiches, the Original Redcoat Special Hamburger costs $7 and includes a choice of cheese, onions, bacon, guacamole, ... «The Daily Tribune, Mar 15»
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Georgia's Redcoat Band plans James Brown tribute
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia's Redcoat Band plans to perform a tribute to James Brown at halftime of the Georgia-Georgia Tech football game ... «WRDW-TV, Nov 14»
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Excavated in Central Park: Traces of Anti-Redcoat Fortifications …
Pressed into wartime duty, civilians fashioned impromptu fortifications wherever redcoats might appear, including McGowan's Pass in Harlem, through which ... «New York Times, Sep 14»
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Butlins hopefuls battle it out in Birmingham to become a redcoat
Entrants were asked to dance, sing and perform in front of a panel of judges, which included former Redcoats, to see if they had the right stuff. Abbey Southall ... «expressandstar.com, Nov 13»
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Video: Redcoat hopeful's hip-thrusting dance to pumped-up Alton …
Wannabe redcoat Sophie Taylor was forced to improvise during her dance audition when the music for her prepared minute routine failed. The 17-year-old, from ... «Birmingham Mail, Nov 13»
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Hi-De-Try: Your big chance to be a Redcoat as Butlins auditions …
Well now is your chance, after bosses at Butlins announced they will hold the next auditions for their famous Redcoats in . . . Salford. The traditional seaside ... «Manchester Evening News, Nov 13»
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Redcoat football revival
ST. CATHARINES - There was a time not that long ago when the Governor Simcoe Redcoats football team was a perennial powerhouse and championship ... «St. Catharines Standard, Oct 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Redcoat [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/redcoat>. Jul 2020 ».
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