cummerbund


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cum·mer·bund

 (kŭm′ər-bŭnd′)
n.
A broad sash, especially one that is pleated lengthwise and worn as an article of formal dress, as with a dinner jacket.

[Hindi kamarband, from Persian : kamar, waist + band, band; see bund1.]

cummerbund

(ˈkʌməˌbʌnd) or

kummerbund

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a wide sash, worn with a dinner jacket
[C17: from Hindi kamarband, from Persian, from kamar loins, waist + band band]

cum•mer•bund

(ˈkʌm ərˌbʌnd)

n.
a wide sash worn at the waist, esp. a horizontally pleated one worn with a tuxedo.
[1610–20; < Hindi kamarband loin-band < Persian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cummerbund - a broad pleated sash worn as formal dress with a tuxedo
cincture, waistband, waistcloth, girdle, sash - a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
Translations
אבנט
lindi

cummerbund

[ˈkʌməbʌnd] Nfaja f

cummerbund

nKummerbund m

cummerbund

[ˈkʌməˌbʌnd] nfascia dello smoking
References in classic literature ?
Major Putnam had managed to slip inside and plunge into a proper shirt and trousers, with a crimson cummerbund, and a light square jacket over all; thus normally set off, his red festive face seemed bursting with a commonplace cordiality.
The first was an enormous Sikh, with a black beard which swept nearly down to his cummerbund.
Bandersnatch Cummerbund The figures might be correct but that doesn't help when Look North shows a Kirklees parent home schooling her child because she can't get her into the same one as her sibling.
e Totseat envelopes the child fully, T coming up over the chest and fastening behind the chair with a strong clip, and a detachable cummerbund provides back support to prevent children slipping down.
The TOTSEAT envelopes the child fully, envelopes the child fully, Tcoming up over the chest and fastening behind the chair with a strong clip, and a detachable cummerbund provides back support to prevent children slipping down.
The Totseat envelopes the child fully, coming up over the chest and fastening behind the chair with a strong clip, and a detachable cummerbund provides back support to prevent children slipping down.
They wore dresses of falcon gray crinkle chiffon with one-shoulder sweetheart necklines with shirred cummerbund waistlines and floor-length skirts.
But Angela had a way with a sewing machine, tightened the sleeves and bodice, shortened the skirt to mid-thigh and fitted a satin cummerbund waistband.
From the minute he checks into his hotel with his ancient American Tourister and cummerbund money-belt, it's clear Tim has no idea how the modern world really works.
Cables are routed through an interchangeable cummerbund that integrates body armor and is secured to the standard or custom plate-carriers.
The vest includes an exterior cummerbund that was designed as a low-profile exoskeleton platform to take some or all of the weight off the wearer's shoulders.
After the stuffed chicken breasts (getting to be the standard on the cummerbund trail) and awesome baked Alaska for dessert (wish it was served more often), the fashion parade began and the celebrity judges got to work.