a hooded pullover jacket originally made of fur and worn in the Arctic, now made of any weather-resistant fabric.
a jacket patterned after this, made of any weather-resistant material and worn widely.
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How to use anorak in a sentence
It’s as if the world collectively decided that anoraks weren’t the best option for performance.The Anorak Is Everything We Love About ’90s Ski Fashion | jeremyr | February 26, 2022 | Outside Online
The anorak might be the best of yesterday and today blended into one layer.The Anorak Is Everything We Love About ’90s Ski Fashion | jeremyr | February 26, 2022 | Outside Online
After anorak-wearing hockey Mom and Akris Punto-wearing vice-presidential candidate: aqua-wearing auto-biographer.
Our Burberry wind-clothes were made in the form of anorak (blouse) and trousers, both very roomy.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 | Roald Amundsen
Besides the breeches and anorak of light wind-cloth, he made stockings of the same material.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 | Roald Amundsen
British Dictionary definitions for anorak
a warm waterproof hip-length jacket usually with a hood, originally worn in polar regions, but now worn for any outdoor activity
informal, derogatory a socially inept person with a hobby considered by most people to be boring
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