Definition of armband in English:


Line breaks: arm|band
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːmband


  • 1A band worn around a person’s upper arm to hold up a shirtsleeve or as a form of identification.
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    • Pedestrians were reminded to wear bright highly visible clothing, reflective armbands, sam-brown belts or jackets and to face on-coming traffic when out walking.
    • To show their support people are asked to wear a white band, either an armband, wristband or headband, during the concerts.
    • Jackson, who appeared at the Santa Maria hearing wearing a black suit, a red armband and sunglasses, faces a total of 10 charges, in what has been dubbed the trial of the decade.
  • 1.1An inflatable plastic band worn around a person’s upper arm as a swimming aid.
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    • Elwani has come a long way since she herself wore armbands in the swimming pool.
    • And it appears that Lewis could be on the way to following in his father's footsteps - loving nothing more than splashing around in the water and swimming without armbands.
    • This competition was like racing Ian Thorpe and Michael Phelps in inflatable armbands, or making Paula Radcliffe and the rest have a little lie-down in the middle of the marathon.

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