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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.]
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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]
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an•o•rak

(ˈæn əˌræk)

n.
a hooded pullover jacket, usu. for wear in cold weather; parka.
[1920–25; < Inuit (Greenlandic) annoraaq]
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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
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Translations
větrovka
anorak
anorakki
vjetrovka
アノラック
아노락
anoraquejaqueta à prova d’água com capuz
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
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anorak

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

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

[ˈænəræk] n (esp Brit) → giacca a vento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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But I'm definitely Keeping Faith with the other anoraks.
Smart meters for witless politicians THOSE who were educated before comprehensives, those who can still multiply and divide without a calculator and thought nothing of servicing and repairing their own car; were conned in the 1970s into connecting a colour coded vacuum gauge to their car engine's inlet manifold, then driving keeping the pointer in the green sector, which even the anoraks ignored after a few miles!
THERE are some nice anoraks in the new Additions catalogue, which arrived uninvited the other day - proof that the old world may be moribund, but not dead.
The world of referees' whistles is heaven sent for football anoraks.
Can it be that both these buildings, which have been created with amazing care by extensive use of computing power, are modern examples of Emperor's clothing, cut today not by tailors but cyber anoraks?
The professor, who heads the department of ophthalmology at Birmingham City Hospital, carried out the first-ever study into trainspotting-style anoraks.
Still, frontman Phil Oakey, 46, was more than happy to prance around wearing the various anoraks tossed his way.
Proper anoraks must also be conversant with Douglas Adams'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
It became known as an idiot gauge, and even the keenest anoraks admitted they stopped looking at them after a few days.
IF I may be permitted to don my hunter chase anorak - as opposed to any of my many other anoraks - momentarily, I'd like to correct one detail in Alastair Down's piece on Worcester (May 25).