capote: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ku-pōt' Fr. ka-pôt'), [key]
— pl. -potes
  1. a long cloak with a hood.
  2. a close-fitting, caplike bonnet worn by women and children in the mid-Victorian period.
  3. a bullfighter's cape; capa.
  4. an adjustable top or hood of a vehicle, as a buggy.


Pronunciation: (ku-pō'tē), [key]
  1. 1924–84, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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