Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A band, as on a long sleeve or a wristwatch, that encircles the wrist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the cuff of a sleeve that wraps around the wrist
  • n. a strip of material worn around the wrist, e.g. to absorb perspiration, especially in sports
  • n. a band that supports a wristwatch
  • n. a cord worn around the wrist, used to hold a small object such as a knife: a lanyard

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The band of the sleeve of a shirt, or other garment, which covers the wrist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That band or part of a sleeve, especially of a shirt-sleeve, which covers the wrist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a band or bracelet worn around the wrist
  • n. a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist
  • n. band consisting of a part of a sleeve that covers the wrist

Etymologies

wrist + band (Wiktionary)

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