sweatband

sweatband
sweat|band [ `swet,bænd ] noun count
a piece of cloth that sports players wear around their wrists or head to stop sweat going onto their hands or into their eyes

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • sweatband — ► NOUN ▪ a band of absorbent material worn to soak up sweat …   English terms dictionary

  • sweatband — ☆ sweatband [swetband΄ ] n. 1. a band, as of leather, inside a hat to protect the hat against damage from sweat 2. a band of absorbent cloth worn around the wrist or head to absorb perspiration …   English World dictionary

  • sweatband — UK [ˈswetˌbænd] / US noun [countable] Word forms sweatband : singular sweatband plural sweatbands a piece of cloth that sports players wear around their wrists or head to stop sweat going onto their hands or into their eyes …   English dictionary

  • sweatband — Emphasis on the current high tempature. In July, it s hotter than a sweatband in a fireman s helmet in Las Vegas …   Dictionary of american slang

  • sweatband — Emphasis on the current high tempature. In July, it s hotter than a sweatband in a fireman s helmet in Las Vegas …   Dictionary of american slang

  • sweatband — noun Date: 1862 1. a usually leather band lining the inner edge of a hat or cap to prevent sweat damage 2. a band of material worn around the head or wrist to absorb sweat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sweatband — /swet band /, n. 1. a band lining the inside of a hat or cap to protect it against sweat from the head. 2. a band of fabric worn around the head to absorb sweat. [1890 95; SWEAT + BAND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • sweatband — noun a) A band of fabric, inside the crown of a hat, designed to absorb perspiration b) A band of fabric worn around the wrist or head during sports to absorb perspiration …   Wiktionary

  • sweatband — sweat|band [ˈswetbænd] n 1.) a narrow band of cloth that you wear around your head or wrist to stop sweat running down when you are doing sport 2.) a narrow piece of cloth that is sewn on the inside of a hat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweatband — n. strip of material sewn inside the crown of a hat to absorb sweat; strip of material tied around the forehead to collect sweat …   English contemporary dictionary

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