Definition of drawstring in English:

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drawstring

Pronunciation: /ˈdrôˌstriNG/

noun

A string in the seam of the material of a garment or a bag, which can be pulled to tighten or close it.
Example sentences
  • You roll off the bed and into the Security Bag, pulling the drawstring closed.
  • Another great sleeveless T-shirt style features a drawstring at the neckline.
  • If you want trendier track pants, look for drawstrings in the waistband and/or around your ankles.

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Syllabification: draw·string

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