Definition of windcheater in English:



  • A wind-resistant jacket with a close-fitting neck, waistband, and cuffs.

    • ‘Now, you just cannot stand the sight of those woollen pullovers, the windcheaters.’
    • ‘If you're looking for an archeological subject to study, the Picts are a good bet; anyone with a beard and a purple windcheater can be an expert.’
    • ‘He wore a green or grey top, similar in style to a windcheater or thin Puffa-style garment, and has cropped short hair, possibly fair in colour.’
    • ‘Against the former I pulled up the hood of my windcheater and tied it firmly down over my cap.’
    • ‘Dressed in battered, kneeless Levi's, gym shoes, and a baggy windcheater, he gives no concession to vanity, in contrast to the black-clad, Wayfarer-wearing hipsters who are cruising Soho looking for double espressos.’
    • ‘Grinning broadly, tanned, handsome, he wore a white open-necked shirt and a windcheater embroidered with the numbers of the propositions he wanted to defeat, crossed through like road signs.’
    • ‘The black windcheater and jeans stuck to her lean form, making her appear like a withered scarecrow.’
    • ‘‘We trudged down today and the children have seen everything,’ said Hannah's mum, Helen Elliott, who had the hood up on her red windcheater.’
    • ‘Three of them are women and one of them a long-haired boy in a windcheater, and they've gone right into the centre of the pitch amongst the players, and they are now enacting the first sit-in of this tour.’
    • ‘Couples like his-and-her windcheaters, sunglasses and hats.’
    • ‘It had all the things you would expect from a coaching inn: an immensely smiley welcome, a kettle in your room, an open fire and a closed fire door, a view and old people in matching breathable windcheaters.’
    • ‘I glance at my windcheater and think: Oh doesn't it look nice?’
    • ‘I park my bike in the garage and, sweat-soaked, peel off my windcheater and helmet.’
    • ‘Contestants have been issued with windcheaters, a space blanket for emergencies and a basic first aid kit along with a cellphone wrapped in plastic to prevent it from getting wet in one of the many river crossings.’
    • ‘‘Looks like windcheaters and tracksuits are coming back,’ I attempted as an opening gambit.’
    • ‘I wear windcheaters and ugg boots with my sarongs there.’
    • ‘I was wearing a t-shirt, thick shirt, windcheater, coat, weatherproof hooded jacket and a Dockers scarf.’
    • ‘On my first morning at Bryant Park, I am surprised to discover that tracksuits and windcheaters are making a comeback.’
    • ‘A couple wearing windcheaters hurried past on their way to fitness and good health.’
    • ‘He points to his mint green windcheater and tells me it's a Fifties American original that cost him £750.’