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Accessories worn around the neck and shoulders

bandanna

noun

a piece of coloured cloth worn around your head or neck

boa

noun

a feather boa

bolo tie

noun

a leather string that some men wear around their collars as a decoration

bow tie

noun

a narrow piece of cloth that a man puts around his collar and ties into a bow, usually for special occasions

chunni

noun

a long scarf that a woman wears around her head or shoulders

comforter

noun

a wool scarf

cravat

noun

a wide piece of cloth that a man wears round his neck inside the collar of his shirt

dog collar

noun

a tight decorated band that you wear around your neck as a decoration

dupatta

noun

a long scarf that a woman wears around her head or shoulders

feather boa

noun

a long thin piece of clothing made from feathers that women wear round their neck

garland

noun

a ring of flowers, leaves etc that you wear around your head or neck or use for decorating something

kerchief

noun

a piece of cloth that you wear around your neck or head

lanyard

noun

a loose thick string worn around the neck, on which you hang small objects such as knives or whistles

mantilla

noun

a thin scarf that a woman wears over her hair and shoulders, especially in Spain

muffler

noun

a long piece of cloth that you wrap around your neck to keep it warm

neckerchief

noun

a square piece of cloth that is folded and tied round your neck

necktie

noun

a tie worn round your neck

pashmina

noun

a long narrow piece of cloth, made of wool or cashmere (=very thin soft wool), that a woman wears around her shoulders to keep her warm

scarf

noun

a piece of cloth that you wear round your neck or head to keep warm or to make yourself look nice

shawl

noun

a large piece of material that is worn by a woman around her shoulders or on her head

stole

noun

a large piece of cloth worn around a woman’s shoulders, especially with an evening dress

tie

noun

a long narrow piece of cloth that a man wears around his neck under the collar of a shirt. It is tied with a knot. You use expressions such as collar and tie or jacket and tie to refer to formal clothes for men

wrap

noun

a piece of cloth that a woman wears around her waist as a skirt or around her shoulders as a shawl

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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