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scarfnoun [C]

uk   /skɑːf/  us   /skɑːrf/ (plural scarves or scarfs)
A2 a ​strip, ​square, or ​triangle of ​cloth, ​worn around the ​neck, ​head, or ​shoulders to ​keep you ​warm or to make you ​lookattractive: a ​knitted/​woollen/​silk scarf

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scarfverb [T]

uk   /skɑːf/  us   /skɑːrf/
(Definition of scarf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scarfnoun [C]

 us   /skɑrf/ (plural scarves  /skɑrvz/ or scarfs  /skɑrfs/ )
  • scarf noun [C] (CLOTH)

a ​piece of ​cloth that ​covers the ​shoulders, ​neck, or ​head for warmth or ​appearance: A ​heavywoolen scarf ​hid most of his ​face.

scarfverb [I/T]

 us   /skɑrf/ infml
to ​eat a lot of ​foodquickly: [I] In no ​time, I scarfed down two ​hamburgers, ​Frenchfries, and something to ​drink.
(Definition of scarf from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scarf”
in Korean 스카프…
in Arabic وِشاح, كوفِيّة…
in Malaysian skaf…
in French écharpe…
in Russian шарф…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圍巾,領巾,披巾,頭巾…
in Italian sciarpa…
in Turkish atkı, eşarp, kaşkol…
in Polish szalik, szal, chusta…
in Spanish bufanda…
in Vietnamese khăn quàng cổ…
in Portuguese echarpe, lenço longo…
in Thai ผ้าพันคอ…
in German der Schal…
in Catalan bufanda…
in Japanese スカーフ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 围巾,领巾,披巾,头巾…
in Indonesian syal…
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