Windbreaker

[wind-brey-ker]

Trademark.

a brand name for a jacket of wind-resistant material with close-fitting elastic hip band and cuffs.

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Contemporary Examples of windbreaker

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Word Origin and History for windbreaker
n.

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

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