Definitions for braceletˈbreɪs lɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

brace•letˈbreɪs lɪt(n.)

  1. an ornamental band or circlet for the wrist or arm or, sometimes, for the ankle.

    Category: Jewelry

  2. bracelets,Slang. a pair of handcuffs.

Origin of bracelet:

1400–50; late ME < MF; OF bracel < L brāchiāle, der. of brāchiālisbrachial


Princeton's WordNet

  1. watchband, watchstrap, wristband, watch bracelet, bracelet(noun)

    a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist

  2. bracelet, bangle(noun)

    jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. bracelet(noun)ˈbreɪs lɪt

    a piece of jewelry worn around the wrist

    a gold bracelet


  1. bracelet(Noun)

    a band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry/jewellery or an ornament

  2. bracelet(Noun)

    the strap of a wristwatch, used to secure it around the wrist

  3. Origin: bracelet, diminutive form of bras.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bracelet(noun)

    an ornamental band or ring, for the wrist or the arm; in modern times, an ornament encircling the wrist, worn by women or girls

  2. Bracelet(noun)

    a piece of defensive armor for the arm


  1. Bracelet

    A bracelet is an article of jewelry that is worn around the wrist. When it is worn around the ankle it is called an ankle bracelet or anklet. A boot bracelet is used to decorate boots. Bracelets can be manufactured from metal, leather, cloth, plastic or other materials and sometimes contain jewels, rocks, wood, shells, crystals, metal or plastic hoops, pearls and many more materials. Bracelets are also used for medical and identification purposes, such as allergy bracelets and hospital patient-identification tags and also bracelet tags worn for new born babies.

Translations for bracelet

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an ornament worn round the wrist or arm

a gold bracelet.

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