Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Word of the day: windcheater

The word of the day is windcheater:

Chiefly British .
  1. lightweight jacket for sports or otheroutdoor wear.


"But in Salzburg two days earlier I saw seventy or eighty of them lined up on a street corner, very predominantly very young men, in international teen-age gear: baseball caps, luminous windcheaters, dark glasses."

 - Martin Amis, "Oktober", 7 December 2015 The New Yorker (

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