Definition of wristband in English:

wristband

noun

  • 1A small bracelet or band worn around the wrist for identity purposes or to soak up sweat when playing sport.

    • ‘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!’
    • ‘I took off the wristbands and headband I always wore during practice.’
    • ‘She wore a white t-shirt and a tennis skirt, and her wristbands lay on the table in front of her.’
    • ‘A craze sweeping the nation is to sport a yellow wristband known as ‘Livestrong’, a trend started by champion cyclist Lance Armstrong.’
    • ‘On her left wrist she had two black laces like the other one on her right and a white thick sports wristband.’
    1. 1.1 The cuff of a shirt or blouse.
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘She wore a light blue nightgown with teddy bears on it and black wristbands.’
      • ‘Kriss changed back into traditional Egyptian clothing; white skirt held by a belt, white top held by a golden collar, wristbands, no sandals today.’
      • ‘The women wear embroidered white blouses, red wristbands, and heavy dark wraps around their shoulders and skirts.’

Pronunciation

wristband

/ˈrɪs(t)band/