Definition of wristguard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈristɡärd/


A band of leather or leatherlike material worn around the wrist for support and protection, especially for athletic activities such as archery and fencing.
Example sentences
  • Hanako's is a green sleeveless blouse with red trimming which exposes her arms, which however are armed with wristguards, the skirt is short, but she wears tall boots with what appears to be bamboo armor, as well as a solid jade breastplate.
  • Once you get more proficient and are a lot less likely to fall, you might start to eschew wristguards (I skate with only bike gloves on most of the time, so that it's easier to grab my water bottle, etc.).
  • Those nifty wristguards are probably a good idea for skating and training, but for all practical purposes it is impossible to hold a hockey stick with them.

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Syllabification: wrist·guard

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