cravat


cra·vat

noun \krə-ˈvat\

: a short, wide piece of cloth that is worn around the neck by men with its ends tucked inside the collar of a shirt or sweater

Full Definition of CRAVAT

1
:  a band or scarf worn around the neck
2
:  necktie

Origin of CRAVAT

French cravate, from Crabate, Cravate Croatian
First Known Use: circa 1656

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

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