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anorak

noun [C]
 
/ˈænəræk/ UK
a jacket with a hood (= part that covers your head) that protects you from rain and coldCoats, jackets and cloaks
humorous a boring person who is too interested in the details of a hobby and who is not good in social situationsEnthusiastsAdmirersPeople who are boring and old-fashioned
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