do-rag

noun \ ˈdü-ˌrag \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of do-rag

informal
: a kerchief worn especially to cover the hair
  • 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

Origin and Etymology of do-rag

2do (hairdo)

do-rag Synonyms

Related Words

shawl;

hankie (or hanky);


DO-RAG Defined for English Language Learners

do-rag

Definition of do-rag for English Language Learners

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



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