cummerbund

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

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Definition of cummerbund

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

Examples of cummerbund in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of cummerbund

Hindi & Urdu kamarband, from Persian, from kamar waist + band band


CUMMERBUND Defined for English Language Learners

cummerbund

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Definition of cummerbund for English Language Learners

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



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