windcheater


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windcheater

(ˈwɪndˌtʃiːtə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a warm jacket, usually with a close-fitting knitted neck, cuffs, and waistband. Also called: windjammer US name (trademark): Windbreaker Austral name (trademark): Windcheater

wind•cheat•er

(ˈwɪndˌtʃi tər)

n. Brit.
a lightweight, usu. waterproof jacket with a fitted waistband, for outdoor wear.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.windcheater - a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)windcheater - 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

windcheater

[ˈwɪndˈtʃiːtəʳ] Ncazadora f

windcheater

[ˈwɪndtʃiːtər] (British) windbreaker [ˈwɪndbreɪkər] (US) ncoupe-vent mwind-chill factor nfacteur m de refroidissement dû au ventwind-chimes [ˈwɪndtʃaɪmz] nplcarillon m éolien

windcheater

[ˈwɪndˌtʃiːtəʳ] ngiacca a vento
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