Definition of wristband in English:

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wristband

Pronunciation: /ˈrɪs(t)band/

noun

1A small bracelet or band worn around the wrist for identity purposes or to soak up sweat when playing sport.
Example sentences
  • On her left wrist she had two black laces like the other one on her right and a white thick sports wristband.
  • Then utilize the strap as a necklace or wristband and put it on an hour before the gym, wear it during training, and then remove it one hour after you have completed your workout!
  • A craze sweeping the nation is to sport a yellow wristband known as ‘Livestrong’, a trend started by champion cyclist Lance Armstrong.
1.1The cuff of a shirt or blouse.
Example sentences
  • The women wear embroidered white blouses, red wristbands, and heavy dark wraps around their shoulders and skirts.
  • At the show's end, the sweaty lad in the Brunei Polo Club shirt had pushed his wristband tight up his forearm, as if it were the sleeve of a blazer.
  • The Taiko costume - black shirt and pants, white tabis, black wristbands, a pink sash around the waist, and, for the boys, a pink turban-like headdress - was next to impossible to put on without help.

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