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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Greenland Inuit
Origin: anoraq

anorak

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes
an‧o‧rak [countable]
1DCC especially British English a short coat with a hood that keeps out the wind and rain
2 British English informal a boring person who is interested in the unimportant details of a particular subject and does not know how to behave properly in social situations [= nerd]

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