coat check

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "coat check":
singular coat check plural coat checks American
a cloakroom in a public place such as a theatre

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • coat check — UK US noun [countable] [singular coat check plural coat checks] american a cloakroom in a public place such as a theatre Thesaurus: rooms in theatres, restaurants and other public buildingshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • coat check — n AmE a place in a public building where you can leave your coat while you are in the building British Equivalent: cloakroom …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coat check — coat ,check noun count AMERICAN a room in a restaurant, club, museum, or theater where people can pay to leave their coats and bags: CLOAKROOM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coat check — noun A service provided at certain businesses which allows one to check ones coat for safekeeping while inside …   Wiktionary

  • coat check — noun N. Amer. a cloakroom with an attendant. Derivatives coat checker noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • coat check — noun (C) AmE a room in a public building where you can leave your coat while you are in the building; cloakroom …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • check — check1 W2S1 [tʃek] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(find out)¦ 2¦(ask somebody)¦ 3¦(not do something)¦ 4¦(stop something)¦ 5¦(bags/cases etc)¦ 6¦(make a mark)¦ 7 Check Phrasal verbs  check in  check something<=>off …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • check — 1 /tSek/ verb 1 FIND OUT (I, T) to do something in order to find out whether something that you think is correct, true, or safe really is correct, true, or safe: Are all the windows shut? I ll just go and check. | check sth: I ll check my… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Check — Check, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Checked} (ch[e^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {checking}.] 1. (Chess) To make a move which puts an adversary s piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check. [1913 Webster] 2. To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • check — /tʃɛk / (say chek) verb (t) 1. to stop or arrest the motion of suddenly or forcibly. 2. to restrain; hold in restraint or control. 3. to investigate or verify as to correctness. 4. Also, check off. US to tick. 5. Also, check in. to leave in… …   Australian English dictionary

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