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synonyms for coattails

On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coattails, such as: aid, good deed, instrumentality, intervention, ministration, and mitzvah.

How to use coattails in a sentence

  • The numbers will ride, as it were, on the coattails of the vision.

  • Presidents rarely have substantial coattails during their re-election efforts, but often have them in their first election.

  • Mr. Wicker soon stopped, however, and reached back into the pocket in the flap of his coattails.

    Mr. Wicker's Window | Carley Dawson
  • We saw his long coattails disappear round the corner of an alley that led down to the harbour.

    The Pilots of Pomona | Robert Leighton
  • He came towards them at an amble, scratching actively behind his coattails.

    Ulysses | James Joyce
  • He bustled off in the direction taken by Mr Miller, his coattails flying behind him.

    The Little Warrior | P. G. Wodehouse
  • Zo seconded the invitation by hiding the stick, and laying hold again on her big friend's coattails.

    Heart and Science | Wilkie Collins

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