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cummerbund

cummerbund

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

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

Full Definition of CUMMERBUND

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

Variants of CUMMERBUND

cum·mer·bund also cum·ber·bund \ˈkəm-bər-\

Examples of CUMMERBUND

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

Origin of CUMMERBUND

Hindi & Urdu kamarband, from Persian, from kamar waist + band band
First Known Use: 1616

Rhymes with CUMMERBUND

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