Definition of Cummerbund

1. Noun. A broad pleated sash worn as formal dress with a tuxedo.

Generic synonyms: Cincture, Girdle, Sash, Waistband, Waistcloth



Definition of Cummerbund

1. n. A sash for the waist; a girdle.

Definition of Cummerbund

1. Noun. A broad sash, especially one that is pleated lengthwise and worn as an article of formal dress, as with a tuxedo or dinner jacket. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cummerbund

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cummerbund

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cumfrey
cumholes
cumidine
cumin
cumin seed
cuminic
cuminil
cuminol
cumins
cummer
cummerbund (current term)
cummerbunds
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cummin
cumming
cummings
cummingtonite
cummingtonites
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cumquat
cumquats
cumrags
cums

Literary usage of Cummerbund

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1. Such Nonsense!: An Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1918)
"THE cummerbund She sate upon her Dobie, To watch the Evening Star, ... When all at once a cry arose, "The cummerbund is come!" In vain she fled: with open ..."

2. Ceylon, the Paradise of Adam: The Record of Seven Years' Residence in the Island by Caroline Corner (1908)
"... the cummerbund—Blue blood and brains, and " stars " that set—Will East and West blend ?— What Cynthia's severe experience taught her—Where was the bird ..."

3. Ceylon, the Paradise of Adam: The Record of Seven Years' Residence in the Island by Caroline Corner (1908)
"... XXXIII The " little tin gods of Ceylon "—The change at Aden with the cummerbund—Blue blood and brains, and " stars " that set—Will East and West blend ? ..."

4. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"burning off of vegetation preparatory to cultivation. cummerbund ... belt, cummerbund, something tied or fastened around the waist. ..."

5. American Notes and Queries edited by William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris (1890)
"... he wrote " The cummerbund," an intentional travesty of various Hindustani words in every-day use, that was first printed in 1874 in a Bombay newspaper. ..."

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