a waterproof or water-repellent worn as protection against .
a coat made of a waterproof material
also rain-coat, 1821, from rain (n.) + coat (n.).
A condom; rubber: If a guy said ”I ride bareback,” I’d tell him he needs a raincoat. Instead of gonorrhea, I’d talk about the clap (1980s+)
noun 1. (especially among American Indians) a ritualistic dance performed to bring rain.
noun 1. an alternative date for an outdoor event in case it is postponed or interrupted by rain.
- Rain delay
noun the interruption of an outdoor public event due to rain, with an intent to continue when the rain ends Examples Wimbledon is fraught with rain delays. Word Origin 1899
[reyn-drop] /ˈreɪnˌdrɒp/ noun 1. a drop of rain. n. Old English rendropa; see rain (n.) + drop (n.).