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"scarf" in British English

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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:

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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

scarf verb [ I/T ] (EAT)

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)