Definition of sweatband in English:

sweatband

Line breaks: sweat|band
Pronunciation: /ˈswɛtband
 
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noun

  • 1A band of absorbent material worn around the head or wrist to soak up sweat, especially by participants in sport.
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    • Nathan has several ‘souvenirs’ - Cyclone players' wrist sweatbands and game gloves - received during post-game high-fives on the field this fall.
    • While being coached, top athletes are encouraged to soak armbands and sweatbands in their favourite aftershave or perfume.
    • I put on my socks, the jock, the shorts, and then the jersey, followed by sweatbands on my left arm and an elbow pad on my right arm.
  • 1.1A band of absorbent material lining a hat.
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    • Only buy a panama hat with a sweatband, which helps keep your hat in place and prevents it from stretching out.
    • New this year from Bodek and Rhodes is Anvil style 176, a washed brushed twill cap with a contrasting sweatband, under-bill and tape seams, and silver buckle closure.
    • What happens is the sweatband does its job and collects any moisture when you are wearing the cap.

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