[ rist-lit ]
/ ˈrɪst lɪt /


a band worn around the wrist, especially to protect it from cold.
a bracelet.
Slang. a handcuff.


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Origin of wristlet

First recorded in 1840–50; wrist + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for wristlet

/ (ˈrɪstlɪt) /


a band or bracelet worn around the wrist
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