Definition of headband in English:


Syllabification: head·band
Pronunciation: /ˈhedˌband


  • 1A band of fabric worn around the head as a decoration or to keep the hair or perspiration off the face.
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    • Soak hair-care items like combs, barrettes, hair ties or bands, headbands, and brushes in rubbing alcohol or medicated shampoo for 1 hour.
    • Another trick she suggests is to wear a fabric headband while working out to hold loose pieces of your hair back. as well as soak up the sweat.
    • Richie still wears the sunglasses, headband and long hair of a late-seventies tennis pro.
  • 2An ornamental strip of colored silk fastened to the top of the spine of a book.
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    • Or they will hook their finger on the headband of the book and drag it out.

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