Definition of ascot
: a broad neck scarf that is looped under the chin
Recent Examples of ascot from the Web
Turnbull & Asser had no ties like that in its line, and at first, the label’s representatives suggested an ascot in its place.
But the production is well served by its costume supervisor, Holly Henshaw, fluent in tiaras, tweeds, ascots and drapey dresses.
So come on Boo Boo Kitty—loosen up that ascot and let’s binge-watch Empire.
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Origin and Etymology of ascot
Ascot Heath, racetrack near Ascot, England
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
Definition of Ascot
village in southern England in Berkshire southwest of London
ASCOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ascot for English Language Learners
: a thin scarf worn by men that is folded into a loop under the chin
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