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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kohch]
    • /koʊtʃ/
    • /kəʊtʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kohch]
    • /koʊtʃ/

Definitions of coaches word

  • noun coaches a large, horse-drawn, four-wheeled carriage, usually enclosed. 1
  • noun coaches a public motorbus. 1
  • noun coaches Railroads. day coach. 1
  • noun coaches Also called air coach. a class of airline travel providing less luxurious accommodations than first class at a lower fare. 1
  • noun coaches a person who trains an athlete or a team of athletes: a football coach. 1
  • noun coaches a private tutor who prepares a student for an examination. 1

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Origin of coaches

First appearance:

before 1550
One of the 31% oldest English words
1550-60; 1840-50 for sense “tutor”; earlier coche(e) < Middle French coche < German Kotsche, Kutsche < Hungarian kocsi, short for kocsi szekér cart of Kocs, town on the main road between Vienna and Budapest; senses referring to tutoring, from the conception of the tutor as one who carries the student through examinations

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Parts of speech for Coaches


coaches popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

coaches usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for coaches

noun coaches

  • carriages — Plural form of carriage.
  • buses — a large motor vehicle, having a long body, equipped with seats or benches for passengers, usually operating as part of a scheduled service; omnibus.
  • cars — Plural form of car.
  • chaises — Plural form of chaise.
  • charabancs — Plural form of charabanc.

verb coaches

  • schools — a large number of fish, porpoises, whales, or the like, feeding or migrating together.
  • crams — to fill (something) by force with more than it can easily hold.
  • hones — a whetstone of fine, compact texture for sharpening razors and other cutting tools.

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