wristband

noun wrist·band \ ˈris(t)-ˌband \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of wristband

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

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First Known Use of wristband

1571

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WRISTBAND Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of wristband for English Language Learners

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


WRISTBAND Defined for Kids

wristband

noun wrist·band \ ˈrist-ˌband \

Definition of wristband for Students

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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