a brand name for a jacket of wind-resistant material with close-fitting elastic hip band and cuffs. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for windbreaker

Contemporary Examples of windbreaker

  • The God Hates T-shirt is covered up with a windbreaker.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Family of Hate

    John Avlon

    July 23, 2009

Historical Examples of windbreaker

Word Origin and History for windbreaker

type of jacket to keep off the wind (originally a kind of leather shirt), 1918, from wind (n.1) + agent noun from break (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper