Meaning of “bandana” in the English Dictionary

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"bandana" in British English

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bandananoun [ C ]

mainly UK US usually bandanna uk /bænˈdæn.ə/ us /bænˈdæn.ə/

Examples from literature

  • He wore on his head a red bandana handkerchief. 
  • Her skin was very dark, and her head closely wrapped in a dark bandana, from which this gray hair peeped at intervals forming a frame for her face. 
  • She was immaculate about her person and clothes and always wore a red bandana around her head. 
  • They admired her bright bandana headdress and thought her the most interesting person in the world. 
  • With great dignity he unwound his bandana handkerchief from his old fiddle and proceeded to tune for the fray. 

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