sweat band

sweatband

[swet-band]
noun
1.
a band lining the inside of a hat or cap to protect it against sweat from the head.
2.
a band of fabric worn around the head to absorb sweat.

Origin:
1890–95; sweat + band2

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To sweat band
Collins
World English Dictionary
sweatband (ˈswɛtˌbænd)
 
n
1.  a band of material set in a hat or cap to protect it from sweat
2.  a piece of cloth tied around the forehead to keep sweat out of the eyes or around the wrist to keep the hands dry, as in sports

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature