Eskimo's waterproof, hooded coat, 1924, from Greenland Eskimo anoraq. Applied to Western imitations of this garment from 1930s. In Uk slang, "socially inept individual" (Partridge associates it with a fondness for left-wing politics and pirate radio) by 1983, on the notion that that kind of person usually wears this sort of layer.
a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
- hooded anorak