Definition of Alice band in English:

Alice band


  • A flexible band worn by women and girls to hold back the hair.

    • ‘Styling reinforced this look, with hair in high pony-tails or Alice bands and sunglasses.’
    • ‘Then we will hear the shrieks as Alice bands are wrenched from the hair of a thousand girls.’
    • ‘And he scraped his hair off his face with the help of an Alice band.’
    • ‘This works best if you wear your hair in a long or choppy fringe or in an Alice band.’
    • ‘In one case he recognised an eight-year-old victim by the Alice band she was wearing.’


Alice, from the name of the heroine of two books by Lewis Carroll.


Alice band

/ˈalɪs band/