do-rag

noun
\ ˈdü-ˌrag \
variants: or less commonly durag or du-rag

Definition of do-rag 

informal

: a close-fitting, typically stretchable piece of cloth that is worn on the head (as to hold a hairstyle in place) and that usually has long ends which are tied in the back He requires 11 of his players to wear suits after games while allowing his star to don baggy jeans, oversized designer T-shirts and do-rags. —Jerry Bembry On the day we first talk—when, she says, she is "dressing down"—her hair is partly covered by a do-rag, with a Pony baseball cap perched on it … —Chris Heath In Season 2 of the TV show "Atlanta," there's an episode called "Sportin' Waves." Tracy, who is looking for a job, won't take his durag off because he wants his hair to look good for an interview. —Sandra E. Garcia With his helmet off, his long, frenzied hair locks were contained by a du-rag. —Benjamin Hochman

First Known Use of do-rag

1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for do-rag

do entry 2 (hairdo)

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do-rag

noun

English Language Learners Definition of do-rag

: a piece of cloth that is worn on the head to cover the hair

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