from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A narrow band for the hair.
- n. A brassiere.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A band for the hair.
- n. A band.
- n. A brassiere, especially when narrow or strapless; a top made from a narrow band of fabric.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A narrow band or fillet, as for the hair, part of a headdress, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fillet worn round the head; a head-band; especially, a ribbon worn by girls and women above the forehead.
- n. A horizontal band or ring forming a part of the headpiece of armor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
The bone above the eyes called the bandeau by craniofacial surgeons may also need to be removed to allow for reshaping.
They wear long black cloaks or mantles, edged with a frill of the same material, and on their heads a kind of bandeau or under-cap, turned up at the ears, surmounted by
LT, naturally, chooses this occasion to wear a leather bandeau top and pants.
“With a bandeau over our eyes … And then we went outside and played in the cour.”
When Kate loped down the runway wearing a transparent lace sheath over a bandeau bra and black bikini bottoms, the prince led the applause.
Nancy, in a black satin gown and her signature "barbaric jewelry" and forehead bandeau, had been suddenly overcome by a vision of the past.
In her first solo performance on "Glee," Morris channeled the original Ms. Spears and donned some of the pop star's most memorable looks from the late '90s and early' 00s, including a nude body stocking, a red leather catsuit, and a belly-bearing green bandeau — white python and all — for a truly memorable tribute.
We wish we could just, oh say, whittle ourselves down like that pre-summer and step out in a bandeau top.
Big breasts rule out a bandeau top; small breasts shouldn't be in padded uplifts when you are near-naked, it's best that you don't try to compensate—people notice.
Beach Blanket Bingo Bikinis for those who want to go girly Jets by Jessika Allen black-and-white gingham, "Romance" gathered bandeau halter top, £111, and deep-cut tie bottom, £67
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