wristband

noun
wrist·​band | \ ˈris(t)-ˌband How to pronounce wristband (audio) \

Definition of wristband

1 : the part of a sleeve covering the wrist
2 : a band encircling the wrist

Examples of wristband in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Guests can also wear a special wristband, called a 'Power Up Band,' while in Super Nintendo World. FOX 35 Orlando, "Super Nintendo World to open at Universal Studios Japan in 2021," 7 Oct. 2020 Furthering the contactless experience, all passengers are being provided with an interactive wristband to make touch-free purchases of food and beverages, including at the buffet. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, "When cruising comes back, will the buffet return with it? Here's what the cruise lines say," 7 Oct. 2020 The wristband applies to the festival activities and fields beyond the admission gate. oregonlive, "Halloween in Oregon is on: See our list of haunted happenings, corn mazes and pumpkin patches," 26 Sep. 2020 Most college quarterbacks have every play listed on one wristband on their left hand. Charlie Goldsmith, The Enquirer, "How Cincinnati Bengals coach Zac Taylor learned to run an NFL offense," 17 Sep. 2020 Then they were given a neon green wristband and a ticket to enter the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool area near the World War II Memorial. Rachel Jones, National Geographic, "'A fractured and traumatized nation' marches on, 57 years later," 29 Aug. 2020 The wristband on his right arm has a similar spiritual message: Ww. Chip Scoggins Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Tanner Morgan's star keeps rising as Gophers quarterback," 8 Aug. 2020 The wristband and app track body-fat percentage, heart rate and its users’ activity and sleep, among other features, Amazon said Thursday. Dave Sebastian, WSJ, "Amazon Rolls Out Halo, a Wellness Tracker That It Says Can Also Sense Moods," 27 Aug. 2020 Amazon announced on Thursday the introduction of its Halo product, a $99.99 wristband that uses a person's camera to calculate body fat and includes a microphone to monitor the expressiveness of a user's voice. Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, "Amazon unveils Halo, a wearable health tracker that monitors body fat and gauges emotions through voice," 27 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of wristband

1571, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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21 Oct 2020

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“Wristband.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wristband. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for wristband

wristband

noun
How to pronounce wristband (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of wristband

: a band of plastic, paper, cloth, etc., that you wear around your wrist

wristband

noun
wrist·​band | \ ˈrist-ˌband How to pronounce wristband (audio) \

Kids Definition of wristband

1 : the part of a sleeve that goes around the wrist
2 : a band that goes around the wrist (as for support or to absorb sweat)

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