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anorak

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈæn.ə.ræk/

anorak noun [C] (COAT)

mainly UK (US usually parka) a short coat that protects the wearer against wind, rain, and cold weather, usually with a part for covering the head

anorak noun [C] (PERSON)

UK disapproving a boring person who is too interested in the details of a hobby and finds it difficult to meet and spend time with other people: There are enough facts and figures in this book to keep even the most obsessive anorak fascinated for hours.
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