Definition - on the coattails

Below is the definition for the word you requested, useful for Scrabble and other word games. To find more definitions please use the dictionary page.

on the coattails
  1. immediately following or undeservedly benefiting from; "the CEO resigned on the coattails of the scandal"; "he was elected on his predecessor's coattails"
  2. immediately following or undeservedly benefiting from; "the CEO resigned on the coattails of the scandal"; "he was elected on his predecessor''s coattails"