Meaning of “Band-Aid” in the English Dictionary

"Band-Aid" in American English

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Band-Aidnoun [ C ]


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

trademark a brand name for 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)


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)