hatband

noun

hat·​band ˈhat-ˌband How to pronounce hatband (audio)
: 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 Related Story Pippa Middleton's Style Evolution Middleton's mother, Carole, was pictured in attendance wearing a striking sapphire coat dress and padded hatband— a signature style of her daughter, the Princess of Wales. Town & Country, 7 May 2023 Both women also sported floral headpieces—Sophie with a hatband and Zara a fascinator—and neutral pumps, and carried top-handle bags. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 4 June 2022 The pin in his hatband says CANADA. Alex Pappademas, Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2022 Three feathers, red, green, and black, are tucked into the outer hatband along the side. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 30 Nov. 2022 The Duchess of Cambridge then brought the hatband with her into 2019. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, 20 May 2022 The two women also sported floral headpieces—Sophie with a hatband and Zara a fascinator— and neutral pumps, and carried top-handle bags. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 5 June 2022 For the first of the Queen's Garden parties, Princess Beatrice picked a ruffled and floral Vampire's Wife prairie dress, adding a coordinated hatband to finish the look. Kara Thompson, Town & Country, 27 Apr. 2022 This photo shows a closer look at Kate's hatband and her pearl earrings. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 17 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hatband was in the 15th century

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“Hatband.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatband. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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