coach: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kōch), [key]
- a large, horse-drawn, four-wheeled carriage, usually enclosed.
- a public motorbus.
- Also calleda class of airline travel providing less luxurious accommodations than first class at a lower fare.
- a person who trains an athlete or a team of athletes: a football coach.
- a private tutor who prepares a student for an examination.
- a person who instructs an actor or singer.
- a playing or nonplaying member of the team at bat who is stationed in the box outside first or third base to signal instructions to and advise base runners and batters.
- an after cabin in a sailing ship, located beneath the poop deck, for use esp. by the commander of the ship.
- a type of inexpensive automobile with a boxlike, usually two-door, body manufactured in the 1920s.
- to give instruction or advice to in the capacity of a coach; instruct: She has coached the present tennis champion.
- to act as a coach.
- to go by or in a coach.
- by coach or in coach-class accommodations: We flew coach from Denver to New York.
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