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cummerbund

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noun cum·mer·bund \ˈkə-mər-ˌbənd, ˈkəm-bər-\

Simple Definition of cummerbund

  • : a wide piece of cloth (such as silk) that is worn around the waist beneath the jacket of a man who is formally dressed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cummerbund

  1. :  a broad waistband usually worn in place of a vest with men's dress clothes and adapted in various styles of women's clothes

Examples of cummerbund in a sentence

  1. <a cummerbund is the perfect accessory for a man's tuxedo>



Variants of cummerbund

also cumberbund play \ˈkəm-bər-\

Origin of cummerbund

Hindi & Urdu kamarband, from Persian, from kamar waist + band band


First Known Use: 1616

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