Meaning of wristband in English:



  • 1A strip of material worn around the wrist, especially for identification or as an accessory.

    ‘the nurse checks the patient's wristband to verify name and date of birth’
    ‘a simple gold wristband’
    • ‘On her left wrist she had two black laces like the other one on her right and a white thick sports wristband.’
    • ‘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!’
    • ‘A craze sweeping the nation is to sport a yellow wristband known as ‘Livestrong’, a trend started by champion cyclist Lance Armstrong.’
    • ‘She wore a white t-shirt and a tennis skirt, and her wristbands lay on the table in front of her.’
    • ‘I took off the wristbands and headband I always wore during practice.’
    1. 1.1A strip of absorbent material worn during sports or strenuous exercise to soak up sweat.
    2. 1.2The strap of a wristwatch.
      ‘the timepiece includes a round stainless steel bezel and a brown leather wristband’
    3. 1.3The cuff of a shirt or blouse.
      • ‘The women wear embroidered white blouses, red wristbands, and heavy dark wraps around their shoulders and skirts.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Kriss changed back into traditional Egyptian clothing; white skirt held by a belt, white top held by a golden collar, wristbands, no sandals today.’
      • ‘She wore a light blue nightgown with teddy bears on it and black wristbands.’