cummerbund(redirected from Cumberbun)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
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.]
(Clothing & Fashion) a wide sash, worn with a dinner jacket
[C17: from Hindi kamarband, from Persian, from kamar loins, waist + band band]
a wide sash worn at the waist, esp. a horizontally pleated one worn with a tuxedo.
[1610–20; < Hindi kamarband loin-band < Persian]