bracelet

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noun brace·let \ ˈbrā-slət \

Definition of bracelet

1 :an ornamental band or chain worn around the wrist
2 :something (such as handcuffs) resembling a bracelet

Examples of bracelet in a Sentence

  1. putting the handcuffs on the jewel thief, the detective asked him how he liked those bracelets

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Origin and Etymology of bracelet

Middle English, from Middle French, diminutive of bras arm, from Latin bracchium


BRACELET Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bracelet for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of jewelry worn on the wrist


BRACELET Defined for Kids

bracelet

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noun brace·let \ ˈbrā-slət \

Definition of bracelet for Students

:a decorative band or chain usually worn on the wrist or arm


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