anorak anorak  /ˈæ nə ˌræk/


  • (n) a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)



  1. Among the unwelcome additions are anorak, or parka, which the dictionary carefully attributes to Eskimos, not Anglophone backpackers.
  2. Gamely he dressed up in a fur-trimmed anorak and posed his wife Sara in the sled, then waved a whip above five puzzled huskies.
  3. Donna Karan celebrated 20 years of Donna Karan yesterday with a show filled with sporty looks including high-heeled sneakers and anorak dresses.


  • Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer anorak review

    The half-zip Ghost Whisperer anorak weighs 52g, feels like tissue paper and scrunches up inside a clenched fist. If it weren’t for the light rustling you wouldn’t know you had it on. And it’s windproof and water resistant. It is remarkably strong. With everyday use we’ve been subjecting it to, the Ripstop fabric is showing no signs of wear.  In light rain showers the jacket keeps you dry, but it ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

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  1. "The scope for getting the costs down is huge and we can get the cost down further even than the ($64 million) and no one except for a real anorak in the pit lane would know the difference," Mosley said.
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Max Mosley Source:

  2. Scottish Conservative deputy leader Murdo Fraser said: "Only a political anorak would get excited about the contents of a 30-year-old historical document."
    on Feb 14, 2009 By: Murdo Fraser Source: BBC News

  3. Eamon Ryan, standing in for Green leader John Gormley, said he first met the Taoiseach in the 1980s, when "your hair had not seen a comb for a month and your anorak was askew."
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Eamon Ryan Source: Irish Independent

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