Top definition
It's like when someone imitates someone else or does something cool after someone else already made it cool, basically saying someone is "riding the coat tails" of the person before them.
I did that already, gj coattails. Fucko.
by STFU April 02, 2003
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
2
A parasitic person who claims other's social, political or military success as their own
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton played coat-tails to each other.
by sexydimma June 25, 2017
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
3
A new offensive term for a parasitic person who "ride someone's coat tails", and claims your social success as their own
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton played coat-tails to one another; Obama continued Bill Clinton's liberal policies and Hilary Clinton wanted to succeed Barack Obama in 2016.
by sexydimma June 26, 2017
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

Activity

Alphabetical list