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Definition of "bandanna" [ban•dan•na]

  • A large handkerchief usually figured and brightly colored. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bandanna" in a sentence
  • "Nash directed Katani and Yurt to go back to the swamp and soak a bandanna with cold water."
  • "The man wearing the bandanna was the only one who seemed at all a familiar figure, -- merely, perhaps, because he was American in build, clothing, and movement."
  • "I had a chuckle looking at Oprah so far removed from her own Mississippi roots when she couldn't even lift up a bucket of water to balance on her head, like the young girl she was with here's a clue, Oprah: it's called a bandanna, you wrap it around like a turban, place it on your head, and if positioned correctly, the bucket should balance itself on this apparatus - I'm sure your rural, impoverished grandmother knew something about this, if you had listened to her various instructions instead of daydreaming that you would never do what she was doing; you might have spared yourself the embarrassment of not being able to do what most women of African descent in this world know how to do - but I digress."