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.
by STFU April 02, 2003
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
by sexydimma June 25, 2017