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).]
coach /kot/ n.coaches1 a person who leads, teaches, and trains people in sports or in acting, singing, etc.: a football coach||a voice coach2Brit. 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).