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1. drawstring

noun. a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening.

Synonyms

  • drawing string
  • drawstring bag
  • purse string
  • string

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • draw (English)
  • drawen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • string (English)
  • string (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word drawstring


1. Noun, singular or mass
Turn the skirt inside out and wrap the drawstring or cord around the waist.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Fold the top of the skirt over the cord, then sew the sections closed after first identifying the front of the skirt and ensuring the drawstring ends will come out the front.

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