American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cord or ribbon run through a hem or casing and pulled to tighten or close an opening.
- n. A string or cord, encased in a fabric tube, with one or more small openings into the tube, on a bag or garment, allowing the item to be closed (as with a bag) or tightened (as with sweatpants or a bathing suit).
- n. a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening
- draw + string (Wiktionary)
“The trick was a cat toy, a drawstring from a pair of track pants and a half hour.”
“Incorporating sportswear touches - namely drawstring waists and elasticated cuffs - a lean silhouette of pleated maxi skirts and slim midi lengths was offset by trapeze line, Sixties sou'wester inspired jackets.”
“If you are buying these online make sure you are getting the drawstring bags because the ones without the drawstring are a few dollars less but in my honest opinion are frustrating to have to close with a twist tie or to try and tie off with the edges of the bag.”
“They do not have a mechanism such as drawstring, Velcro, tonsil, or a draft tube to close of the top edge of the sleeping bag.”
“Six months ago, the drawstring on my black sweatpants broke and the only replacements I could find in my drawer were bright green from L.L. Bean.”
“I have made drawstring bags with really cheap pink fabric & will put candy bracelet & necklace in along with a small kids make up kit which they can use in the dress up & take home!”
“I once tried an LH tip for threading a drawstring with a wire hanger.”
“It has been made from a drawstring calico bag opened out flat.”
“Like Mary Katherine Gallagher, holding my arm pits, nervously smelling them and launching into a Sally Field epic monologue: "My feelings about the Holidays can best be expressed by a soft pair of Russell tapered leg drawstring cotton sweatpants that were popular in the mid 90's and available for clearance at a Russell outlet center near you in the Florabama region.”
“I pulled on a pair of black drawstring pants and a thick black turtleneck sweater.”
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