hat·​band | \ ˈhat-ˌband How to pronounce hatband (audio) \

Definition of hatband

: a band (as of fabric, leather, or cord) around the crown of a hat just above the brim

Examples of hatband in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most members of the royal family have a signature accessory: Meghan Markle's is her delicate gold jewelry; Kate is partial to hatbands; and the Queen loves a good brooch. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 22 Nov. 2019 Decorate as desired, using felt to make stars, hatband or other shapes as desired. Joan Lang, Woman's Day, 9 Sep. 2019 In addition to a stylish hatband, red pumps, and a Stella McCartney dress, Kate chose to wear a specific pair of earrings. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, 8 July 2019 The Duchess of Cambridge brought the hatband with her into 2019. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, 13 Jan. 2019 Here’s a hint to dress up the hatband — pop a floral, striped or dotted headband onto the hat. Heloise, Houston Chronicle, 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of hatband

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Hatband.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatband. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of hatband

: a decorative piece of cloth that goes around the base of some hats


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