neckerchief

noun neck·er·chief \ ˈne-kər-chəf , -(ˌ)chif , -ˌchēf \

Definition of neckerchief

plural neckerchiefs also neckerchieves play \ see handkerchiefpl\
: a kerchief for the neck

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Origin and Etymology of neckerchief

Middle English nekkerchef, from nekke + kerchef kerchief


NECKERCHIEF Defined for English Language Learners

neckerchief

Definition of neckerchief for English Language Learners

  • : a square piece of cloth that is worn folded around your neck


NECKERCHIEF Defined for Kids

neckerchief

noun neck·er·chief \ ˈne-kər-chəf \

Definition of neckerchief for Students

plural neckerchiefs \-chifs, -ˌchēvz\
: a square of cloth worn folded around the neck like a scarf


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