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bandanna

noun ban·dan·na \ban-ˈda-nə\

Simple Definition of bandanna

  • : a square piece of cloth that is used as a head covering or worn around the neck

Full Definition of bandanna

  1. :  a large often colorfully patterned handkerchief

Examples of bandanna

  1. <she uses her colorful print bandanna to keep the hair out of her eyes>



Variants of bandanna

or ban·dana play \ban-ˈda-nə\

Origin of bandanna

Hindi bāṅdhnū & Urdu bāndhnū tie-dyeing, cloth so dyed, ultimately from Sanskrit badhnāti he ties — more at bind


First Known Use: 1741



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