bandeau


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ban·deau

 (băn-dō′)
n. pl. ban·deaux (-dōz′) or ban·deaus
1. A narrow band for the hair.
2.
a. A garment consisting of a band of fabric that covers the bust, sometimes having removable straps.
b. A usually strapless brassiere.
adj.
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.]

bandeau

(ˈbændəʊ)
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]

ban•deau

(bænˈdoʊ, ˈbæn doʊ)

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

bandeau

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

bandeau

noun
A long narrow piece, as of material:
References in classic literature ?
Around the edge of this cap was a stiff bandeau of leather, cut at the top into open work, resembling a coronet, while a prolonged bag arose from within it, and fell down on one shoulder like an old-fashioned nightcap, or a jelly-bag, or the head-gear of a modern hussar.
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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Kaz Crossley palm print bikini top PS8, bottoms PS6, from George at Asda COVER IMAGE: Sorrento spot underwired bunny tie polka dot bandeau bikini top PS28, Sorrento spot bunny tie side polka dot bikini brief PS16, Figleaves.com * Prices correct at time of going to print.
Bikini top PS22.50, bikini bottoms PS14, Marks & Spencer COVER IMAGE: Sorrento spot underwired bunny tie polka dot bandeau bikini top PS28, Sorrento spot bunny tie side polka dot bikini brief PS16, Figleaves.com * Prices correct at time of going to print.
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WFrom bandeau bikinis to twopiece tankinis and swimsuits, there is a wide range of colours, styles and designs to choose from.
A sheer black lace top and a sequined bandeau make for an eye-catching evening look.
The bandeau maxi dress will take you from beach to bar with ease.
Puffball bandeau mini dress, [euro]45.62, ASOS Design
Meghan's veil was held in place by Queen Mary's diamond bandeau tiara, set in platinum.
The tiara worn by Markle, a diamond bandeau, was lent to her by the Queen, said Kensington Palace.