Meaning of “drawstring” in the English Dictionary

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drawstringnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdrɔː.strɪŋ/ us /ˈdrɑː.strɪŋ/

Examples from literature

  • Getting his gloves off, he drew out the little leather bag from under his shirt, loosening the drawstrings by which it hung around his neck. 
  • They could carry items by tying leather pouches onto their belts with their drawstrings. 
  • They're wearing skirts with a drawstring in the back, and a label in the band, guaranteed to last one year. 

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