oilskin: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (oil'skin"), [key]
- a cotton fabric made waterproof by treatment with oil and used for rain gear and fishermen's clothing.
- a piece of this.
- Often,a garment made of this, esp. a long, full-cut raincoat or a loose-fitting suit of pants and jacket as worn by sailors for protection against rain.
- oilskin (Thesaurus)