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an·o·rak

 (ăn′ə-răk′)
n.
A jacket with a hood, especially one that provides protection from harsh weather.

[Inuit annuraaq.]

anorak

(ˈænəˌræk)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a warm waterproof hip-length jacket usually with a hood, originally worn in polar regions, but now worn for any outdoor activity
2. informal derogatory a socially inept person with a hobby considered by most people to be boring
[from Inuktitut ánorâq]

an•o•rak

(ˈæn əˌræk)

n.
a hooded pullover jacket, usu. for wear in cold weather; parka.
[1920–25; < Inuit (Greenlandic) annoraaq]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anorak - a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)anorak - a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
cagoule - lightweight parka; waterproof
jacket - a short coat
ski jacket, ski parka - a parka to be worn while skiing
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
větrovka
anorak
anorakki
vjetrovka
アノラック
아노락
anorak
เสื้อกันหนาวมีหมวก
áo khoác chống thấm có mũ

anorak

[ˈænəræk] N
1. (esp Brit) (= coat) → anorak m
2. (Brit) (= person) → pelmazo/a m/f, petardo/a m/f

anorak

[ˈænəræk] n
(= coat) → anorak m
(pejorative) (= boring person) → casse-pieds mf

anorak

n (Brit) → Anorak m; (pej inf: = nerd) → ungepflegter Fuzzi (sl)

anorak

[ˈænəræk] n (esp Brit) → giacca a vento

anorak

مِعْطَف جِلْديّ ذو قَلَنْسُوَة větrovka anorak Anorak άνορακ anorak anorakki anorak vjetrovka giacca a vento アノラック 아노락 anorak vindjakke kurtka z kapturem anoraque, jaqueta à prova d’água com capuz анорак anorak เสื้อกันหนาวมีหมวก anorak áo khoác chống thấm có mũ 带兜帽的夹克
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