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coach  (kch)
a. A motorbus.
b. A railroad passenger car.
c. A closed automobile, usually with two doors.
d. A large, closed, four-wheeled carriage with an elevated exterior seat for the driver; a stagecoach.
2. An economical class of passenger accommodations on a commercial airplane or a train.
3. Sports A person who trains or directs athletes or athletic teams.
a. A person who gives instruction, as in singing or acting.
b. A private tutor employed to prepare a student for an examination.
tr. & intr.v. coached, coach·ing, coach·es
1. To train or tutor or to act as a trainer or tutor.
2. To transport by or ride in a coach.

[French coche, from obsolete German Kotsche, from Hungarian kocsi, after Kocs, a town of northwest Hungary (where such carriages were first made).]

coacha·ble adj.
coacher n.

coach  /kot/  n. coaches 1 a person who leads, teaches, and trains people in sports or in acting, singing, etc.: a football coach||a voice coach 2 Brit. a railroad passenger car or bus
v. [T] coaches to lead, train, and teach others in sports, singing, etc.: He coaches a baseball team.

Thesaurus: coach n. 1 a trainer, teacher, tutor (for individuals). coach

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