Share this entry

Gore-Tex Line breaks: Gore-Tex
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɔːtɛks/

Definition of Gore-Tex in English:


[mass noun] trademark
A synthetic waterproof fabric permeable to air and water vapour, used in outdoor and sports clothing.
Example sentences
  • I'd like one that is Gore-tex (or something equally as waterproof) and very warm, with few drafts at the seams and openings.
  • We tune skis, mend Gore-tex, modify toys, and attack piles of forgotten gear on total faith that it will snow before Christmas.
  • I'm sure Gore-tex was never designed to cope with this fluidic onslaught.

Definition of Gore-Tex in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day fortissimo
Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly