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synonyms for coattails

  • aid
  • good deed
  • instrumentality
  • intervention
  • ministration
  • mitzvah
  • offices
  • support
  • troubleshooting
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How to use coattails in a sentence

Mr. Wicker soon stopped, however, and reached back into the pocket in the flap of his coattails.
MR. WICKER'S WINDOWCARLEY DAWSON
We saw his long coattails disappear round the corner of an alley that led down to the harbour.
THE PILOTS OF POMONAROBERT LEIGHTON
He came towards them at an amble, scratching actively behind his coattails.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
He bustled off in the direction taken by Mr Miller, his coattails flying behind him.
THE LITTLE WARRIORP. G. WODEHOUSE
Zo seconded the invitation by hiding the stick, and laying hold again on her big friend's coattails.
HEART AND SCIENCEWILKIE COLLINS
He was so overcome with gratitude that it seemed as if his very coattails wagged with his emotion.
THE GUARDIAN ANGELOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The two buttons at the back of the coattails continue long after their primary use to loop up the sword-belt has vanished.
CHATS ON COTTAGE AND FARMHOUSE FURNITUREARTHUR HAYDEN
The Doctor puffed, and the Captain in his regal garments paraded the long room, with his hands locked under his coattails.
IN THE HEART OF A FOOLWILLIAM ALLEN WHITE
Anyhow, Denboro won't hang onto his coattails to hold him back.
THE RISE OF ROSCOE PAINEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
Morris ran to the store door and grabbed Hymie by the coattails.
POTASH & PERLMUTTERMONTAGUE GLASS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COATTAILS

  • aids
  • coattails
  • good deeds
  • instrumentalities
  • interventions
  • ministrations
  • mitzvahs
  • offices
  • supports
  • troubleshooting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.