ricrac

[ rik-rak ]
/ ˈrɪkˌræk /

noun


Nearby words

  1. ricky-tick,
  2. rico,
  3. ricochet,
  4. ricoeur,
  5. ricotta,
  6. rics,
  7. rictal bristle,
  8. rictus,
  9. rid,
  10. rid of

rickrack

or ric·rac

[ rik-rak ]
/ ˈrɪkˌræk /

noun

a narrow, zigzag braid or ribbon used as a trimming on clothing, linens, etc.

Origin of rickrack

1880–85, Americanism; gradational reduplication of rack1

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British Dictionary definitions for ricrac

rickrack

ricrac

/ (ˈrɪkˌræk) /

noun

a zigzag braid used for trimming

Word Origin for rickrack

C20: dissimilated reduplication of rack 1

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