Meaning of “Band-Aid” in the English Dictionary

"Band-Aid" in British English

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Band-Aidnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbænd.eɪd/ us /ˈbænd.eɪd/ US trademark UK plaster, sticking plaster

a small piece of sticky cloth or plastic that you use to cover and protect a cut in the skin

(Definition of “Band-Aid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Band-Aid" in American English

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Band-Aidnoun [ C ]

/ˈbændˌeɪd/

Band-Aid noun [ C ] (COVERING FOR CUTS)

trademark a thin piece of cloth on a strip that sticks to the skin and is used to cover small cuts

Band-Aidadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈbæn·deɪd/

Band-Aid adjective [ not gradable ] (TEMPORARY)

informal used to describe something that will only be helpful for a short time or in a limited way:

It was a Band-Aid solution for a major, long-term problem.

(Definition of “Band-Aid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)