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Definition of the noun bandana

What does bandana mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bandanas

  1. large and brightly colored handkerchief; often used as a neckerchief
    • example: Tom is wearing a blue bandana on his head.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of bandana: bandanna
    • more generic words: handkerchief / hankey / hankie / hanky = a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory

Alternative definition of the noun bandana


  1. A large kerchief, usually colourful and used as head gear; Notably, it may also be seen used as a handkerchief, neckerchief, bikini, or sweatband.


  1. Bandana was a Latin Grammy-nominated female pop group from Buenos Aires, Argentina. They saw both local and international success from 2001 until 2004 when they disbanded. In total, they released 3 studio albums, 1 live album and DVD, and a film starring themselves. They were managed by RGB Entertainment and were a big phenomenon, causing hysteria among tween and teen girls.
  2. Bandana was an American country music band composed of Lonnie Wilson, Jerry Fox, Tim Menzies, Joe Van Dyke, and Jerry Ray Johnston. After Menzies, Johnston and Van Dyke left, they were replaced with Michael Black and Billy Kemp on guitars, and Bob Mummert on drums. Between 1982 and 1986, they were signed to Warner Bros. Records, on which they charted ten singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles charts, including the top 20 hits "The Killin' Kind" and "Outside Lookin' In". The latter also appeared on a self-titled album.

There are other groups with in their name, like Bandana Revenge and The Bandana Splits.


"Bandana" is a musical album of Bandana.


"Bandana" a.k.a. "Tonight And The People" is a 2013 film directed by Neil Beloufa.


Bandana is a fictional character from the 1980 film Defiance.


Bandana is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Ballard County, Kentucky, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 203.

Phrases with Bandana

  1. Asota Bandana
  2. Ficus Bandana
  3. Glipa Bandana
  4. Appias Bandana
  5. Eurema Bandana
  6. Euploea Bandana
  7. Kallima Bandana
  8. Pogonia Bandana
  9. Salpinx Bandana
  10. Achillea Bandana
  11. Elkalyce Bandana
  12. Nacaduba Bandana
  13. Nervilia Bandana
  14. Hypolimnas Bandana
  15. Species Asota Bandana
  16. Species Glipa Bandana
  17. Kallima Sylvia Bandana
  18. Species Appias Bandana
  19. Species Eurema Bandana
  20. Nacaduba Kurava Bandana

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bandana

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Google previewTurnaround and Beyond (2010)

A Hopeful Future for the Small Membership Church by Ron Crandall

Bandana is a small farming community tucked away in the fertile bottomlands of the Ohio River in western Kentucky.

Google previewEthnic Dress in the United States (2014)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Annette Lynch, Mitchell D. Strauss

BANDANA A bandana is a twenty-two-inch brightly printed square scarf that serves a multitude of practical uses, including handkerchief, neckerchief, face mask, forehead band, and a means by which to wrap small possessions for transport, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Profile of Indian Tribes (1996)

by Sachchidananda

Bandana Festival Dance : Bandana is the most important festival of Sauria. It is a four day festival held during February-March. Since drinking and dancing are also very important part of this festival, friends and relatives from other villages ...

Google previewGarner's Modern American Usage (2009)

by Bryan Garner

Bandana is a variant. bandit has two plural forms, bandits and banditti. The native-English form (bandits) is preferred. (See plurals (b).) The Italian plural is usually tonguein-cheek: “It can be a tough call if your dad takes a European vacation ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design (2007)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

Bandana has been adopted into the English language, via Potuguese, from the Hindi word meaning to tie, and the often brightly-coloured garments are used for protection against sun and dust, in addition to being useful for wiping sweat away ...

Google previewHats and Headwear around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Beverly Chico

Thus, the terms bandana and kerchief (couvre-chef, meaning “cover the head” in French) became intertwined, and the cloth from which they were made was marketed globally. They have also been generically referred to as head- scarves, ...

Google previewA dictionary, Canarese and English (1858)

by William Reeve, Daniel Sanderson

axjrfra bandana, s. War, combat, fight, battle. C. BaozSoj bandalu, «. Settlings, sediment, lees.

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

bandana or bandanna (ban-dan'a), n. a large silk or cotton handkerchief, ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

BANDANA—. BANDSTBIXG. observance of discipline ; — interdiction ; a curse ; excommunication ; anathema ; Tboo mixture rank of midnight weeds collected, With Hecate's beat thrice blasted, thrice Infected. — Saota — r. a. (ooweea, to ...

Google previewLEGO NINJAGO Character Encyclopedia, Updated Edition (2016)

by DK

Bandana disrupts facial-recognition software LIKES: Transforming cars into weapons DISLIKES: Insects FRIENDS: Techno ninja FOES: General Cryptor SKILLS: Aiming missiles GEAR: Red Techno-Blade SET NAME: Kai Fighter, Ninja ...

Google previewThe Random House Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1995)

by Random House, Stephen Elliott

coniederacy, consolidate 13 confederation bandage 4 bind 5 dress 7 binding, plaster 8 compress dressing bandanna, bandana bandanna, bandana 5 scart 6 kerchiel 10 silk.

Google previewUte Dictionary (2016)

by T. Givón

'scarf, bandana'; ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of World Costume (2011)

by Doreen Yarwood

Bandanna, Bandana From the Hindi word bondhnfi, which refers to a method of dyeing wherein the cloth is tied in places to prevent it from receiving. In the eighteenth century, large silk — and later cotton — squares were imported from India.

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Small photo of Corsica, 31/08/2017: a Moor's Head wearing a bandana above his eyes and knotted on the back, the symbol of the Flag of Corsica, adopted in 1755, engraved in bronze in Corte, village of the Haute CorseSmall photo of Asian cook holding a sushi Japanese food set on wood board, wearing black bandana with Chinese word translation ( Victory )Small photo of Ajaccio, Corsica, 29/08/2017: the Flag of Corsica, a Moor's Head in black wearing a white bandana above his eyes and knotted on the back, adopted in 1755, on a balcony with laundry hanging out to drySmall photo of Camouflage bandana, on a isolated white backgroundSmall photo of Ajaccio, Corsica, 29/08/2017: a Moor's Head wearing a bandana above his eyes and knotted on the back, the symbol of the Flag of Corsica, adopted in 1755, engraved in bronze on a red brick wallSmall photo of Corsica, 29/08/2017: the Flag of Corsica, a Moor's Head in black wearing a white bandana above his eyes and knotted on the back, adopted in 1755, hanging on a pink wall in the village of Centuri PortSmall photo of Asian cook hold a take away white bag and wearing a black bandana with Chinese word ( victory ) More...

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Scrabble value of B3A1N1D2A1N1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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