Definitions for shawlʃɔl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a piece of wool or other fabric worn, esp. by women, about the shoulders and sometimes the head, for warmth or for style.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of shawl:

1655–65;< Pers shāl

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shawl(noun)

    cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. shawl(noun)ʃɔl

    a piece of cloth a woman wears around her shoulders or head


  1. shawl(Noun)

    A square or rectangular piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders

  2. Origin: 1662. From شال.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shawl(noun)

    a square or oblong cloth of wool, cotton, silk, or other textile or netted fabric, used, especially by women, as a loose covering for the neck and shoulders

  2. Shawl(verb)

    to wrap in a shawl


  1. Shawl

    A shawl is a simple item of clothing, loosely worn over the shoulders, upper body and arms, and sometimes also over the head. It is usually a rectangular or square piece of cloth, that is often folded to make a triangle but can also be triangular in shape. Other shapes include oblong shawls.

Anagrams of shawl

  1. Walsh

Translations for shawl

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a piece of fabric used as a covering for the shoulders etc.

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