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n. pl. ban·deaux (-dōz′) or ban·deaus
1. A narrow band for the hair.
a. A garment consisting of a band of fabric that covers the bust, sometimes having removable straps.
b. A usually strapless brassiere.
Of, relating to, or being a garment having a band of fabric that covers the bust: a bandeau bikini.

[French, from Old French bandel, diminutive of bande, band, strip; see band1.]


n, pl -deaux (-dəʊz)
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a narrow band of ribbon, velvet, etc, worn round the head
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a bikini top in the form of narrow band of material
[C18: from French, from Old French bandel a little band2]


(bænˈdoʊ, ˈbæn doʊ)

n., pl. -deaux (-ˈdoʊz, -doʊz)
1. a headband.
2. a narrow brassiere.
[1700–10; < French; Old French bandel]


A narrow band of material worn around the head by women and girls.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bandeau - an undergarment worn by women to support their breastsbandeau - an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
shoulder strap, strap - a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
uplift - a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear


A long narrow piece, as of material:
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Encircling his temples was a bandeau of the twisted leaves of the Omoo tree, pressed closely over the brows to shield his feeble vision from the glare of the sun.
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