Definition of parka
1 : a hooded fur pullover garment for arctic wear
2 : a usually lined fabric outerwear pullover or jacket
Recent Examples of parka from the Web
Sales gained 22 percent last quarter, the maker of down parkas and other luxury goods said on Friday.
Most are hidden in deep crevasses or covered by snow and ice, but some are visible and have become macabre landmarks, earning nicknames for their plastic climbing boots, colorful parkas or final resting poses.
The cruise ship provided waterproof boots and a heavy parka for each passenger to go ashore, but several layers of warm clothing, a good hat and waterproof gloves were necessary to stay comfortable and dry.
The key to wearing such a bright hue is to pair it with dark or neutral colors, so try a neon-green parka with a black sports bra and dark mulberry shorts.
Of course, other pluses including finally being able to put away that parka and wool hat - after months of use unlike anything they've been subjected to for quite a while.
Marsano said the dark-skinned man in an orange hoodie and a dark parka has been spotted on the Interstate for the past week, starting near the Utah border and continuing into Elmore County.
Our favorite item from the collection is the Albanny shirt, a crewneck that reimagines a Canada Goose parka as a pullover shirt, complete with water-resistance and down fill.
She’s taken off her parka and even undone her giant braids.
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Origin and Etymology of parka
Aleut, from Russian dialect, ultimately from Nenets (Samoyedic language of northern Russia)
First Known Use: 1625See Words from the same year
PARKA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parka for English Language Learners
: a very warm jacket with a hood
PARKA Defined for Kids
Definition of parka for Students
: a warm windproof jacket with a hood
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