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What is "Windbreaker" - Definition & Explanation

This trademark name describes a warm, yet lightweight nylon jacket featuring a snap or zippered front, flannel lining, elastic cuffs and a drawstring waist. Also referred to as a coaches jacket.
A Windbreaker or windcheater is a thin outer coat designed to resist wind chill and light rain. It is usually of light construction, characteristically made of some type of glossy synthetic material and often incorporating an elastic waistband and zipper. It rarely includes a hood.

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