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noun Chiefly British.
  1. 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


  1. 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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