windcheater

[ wind-chee-ter ]
/ ˈwɪndˌtʃi tər /

noun Chiefly British.

a lightweight jacket for sports or other outdoor wear.

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Origin of windcheater

First recorded in 1945–50; wind1 + cheater
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British Dictionary definitions for windcheater

windcheater
/ (ˈwɪndˌtʃiːtə) /

noun

a warm jacket, usually with a close-fitting knitted neck, cuffs, and waistbandAlso called: windjammer US name (trademark): Windbreaker (ˈwɪndˌbreɪkə) Austral name (trademark): Windcheater
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