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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
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wind•cheat•er

(ˈwɪndˌtʃi tər)

n. Brit.
a lightweight, usu. waterproof jacket with a fitted waistband, for outdoor wear.
[1945–50]
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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
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Translations

windcheater

[ˈwɪndˈtʃiːtəʳ] Ncazadora f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

windcheater

[ˈwɪndtʃiːtər] (British) windbreaker [ˈwɪndbreɪkər] (US) ncoupe-vent mwind-chill factor nfacteur m de refroidissement dû au ventwind-chimes [ˈwɪndtʃaɪmz] nplcarillon m éolien
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

windcheater

[ˈwɪndˌtʃiːtəʳ] ngiacca a vento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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