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drawstring

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noun draw·string \ˈdrȯ-ˌstriŋ\

Simple Definition of drawstring

  • : a string that can be pulled to close or tighten something (such as a bag or a piece of clothing)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of drawstring

  1. :  a string, cord, or tape inserted into hems or casings or laced through eyelets for use in closing a bag or controlling fullness in garments or curtains


DRAWSTRING Defined for Kids

drawstring

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noun draw·string \ˈdrȯ-ˌstriŋ\

Definition of drawstring for Students

  1. :  a string at the top of a bag or on clothing that can be pulled to close or tighten




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