Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Parka

anorak, windbreaker, windcheater

Alternate forms of Parka

Hyponyms: cagoule, ski jacket, ski parka

Hypernyms: jacket

Origin of the word Parka

  1. 1780, from Aleut. parka, from Rus. parka "a pelt or jacket made from pelt," from Samoyed. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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