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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 look attractive: 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/ scarfs /skɑrfs/
  • scarf noun [C] (CLOTH)

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

scarfverb [I/T]

us   /skɑrf/ infml
to eat a lot of food quickly: [I] In no time, I scarfed down two hamburgers, French fries, 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, devorar…
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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