sweatband

noun sweat·band \ ˈswet-ˌband \

Definition of sweatband

1 : a usually leather band lining the inner edge of a hat or cap to prevent sweat damage
2 : a band of material worn around the head or wrist to absorb sweat

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First Known Use of sweatband

1862


SWEATBAND Defined for English Language Learners

sweatband

noun

Definition of sweatband for English Language Learners

  • : a band of material that you wear around your head or wrist to absorb sweat while you are exercising

  • : a band of material along the inner edge of a hat or cap to absorb sweat


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