What is another word for mackintoshes?

Pronunciation: [mˈakɪntˌɒʃɪz] (IPA)

Mackintoshes are a type of waterproof, rubberized coat that was popularized in the 19th century. The origins of the term "mackintosh" can be traced back to its inventor, Charles Macintosh. Over the years, there have been several synonyms for this iconic clothing item. Some common synonyms for mackintoshes include raincoats, slickers, ponchos, plastic coats, rubber coats, and waterproof jackets. These terms are often used interchangeably, depending on regional dialects and personal preferences. Despite the many variations in terminology, it is the functional quality of the mackintosh that makes it an enduring wardrobe staple.

What are the hypernyms for Mackintoshes?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Mackintoshes

The same sensible female figures she had seen all her life draped in the same sensible mackintoshes bowed and smiled, and she pretended she hadn't seen them.
"The Pastor's Wife"
Elizabeth von Arnim
In streaming mackintoshes, and leaning on dripping umbrellas, she found her husband, and Gladys and Zoe Brennan, waiting for her in the porch of the church.
"Muslin"
George Moore
A tent had also to be sought for and hired, and while this was being found, and our ponies laden, and rugs and mackintoshes strapped on to our riding steeds, we were told by our guide that at least two hours must elapse before they would be ready for us to start, so we decided to see what we could of the town meanwhile.
"A Girl's Ride in Iceland"
Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie

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