Definition of anorak
- Bale's book is scholarly, immensely detailed and aimed squarely at political anoraks.
- —The Sunday Business Post
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First Known Use: 1877See Words from the same year
: a jacket that has a hood and that is long enough to cover your hips
: a person who is extremely interested in something that other people find boring
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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