armband

[ ahrm-band ]
/ ˈɑrmˌbænd /

noun

a fabric band worn around the upper arm as a badge or symbol; brassard.

Nearby words

  1. armarian,
  2. armarium,
  3. armature,
  4. armature reaction,
  5. armavir,
  6. armchair,
  7. armco,
  8. armed,
  9. armed forces,
  10. armed forces day

Origin of armband

First recorded in 1790–1800; arm1 + band2

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British Dictionary definitions for armband

armband

/ (ˈɑːmˌbænd) /

noun

a band of material worn round the arm, such as one bearing an identifying mark, etc, or a black one indicating mourning
an inflatable buoyancy aid, worn on the upper arm of a person learning to swim
an elasticated band worn round the upper arm to keep the shirtsleeve in place
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