sweatband

[ swet-band ]
/ ˈswɛtˌbænd /
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noun

a band lining the inside of a hat or cap to protect it against sweat from the head.
a band of fabric worn around the head to absorb sweat.

Nearby words

  1. sweat off,
  2. sweat out,
  3. sweat pants,
  4. sweat sock,
  5. sweat suit,
  6. sweatbox,
  7. sweated,
  8. sweater,
  9. sweater girl,
  10. sweatercoat

Origin of sweatband

First recorded in 1890–95; sweat + band2

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British Dictionary definitions for sweatband

sweatband

/ (ˈswɛtˌbænd) /

noun

a band of material set in a hat or cap to protect it from sweat
a piece of cloth tied around the forehead to keep sweat out of the eyes or around the wrist to keep the hands dry, as in sports
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