kerchief kerchief  /ˈkɜr tʃəf/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a square scarf that is folded into a triangle and worn over the head or about the neck

Usage(s):

  1. An older black woman in an Obama t-shirt, bright kerchief and big glasses had a view just inside the sanctum; she hopped to her feet and waved her hands like she had just seen Elvis.
  2. Formfit Rogers has gone into underwear with a $3 ensemble consisting of bra, petti-skirt and kerchief.
  3. Superconductive fiber and contractile piezoelectrics make for a top-of-the-line PC that's also a kerchief, cravat or shawl.

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  1. "We stayed there for a moment in the oyster-colored air, with his smile slowly sagging, my hand holding the flap of my coat to my throat, my bright kerchief tugging in the wind, and a sickness building in my stomach," Mr. Greer writes from...
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Andrew Sean Greer Source: New York Times

  2. "On the face of it," says Smith, "Elizabeth Taylor was just totally arrogant. She'd walk out in Capri pants and her Cleopatra makeup and her kerchief and go off to whatever local restaurant and drink up a storm with Burton. That's part of...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Liz Smith Source: Vanity Fair

  3. "I remember they used to discriminate against me in the dancehall, because on a show we used to pass mic to mic and whenever me pass the mic, dem either take it and put dem rag over the mic or them kerchief. I guess you couldah call it scorn,"...
    on Dec 24, 2005 By: Yellowman Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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