- ® a gauze surgical dressing backed by adhesive tape
- sometimes not capitals (informal) somethinɡ that provides a temporary solution to a problem
Example Sentences Including 'Band-Aid'
Breaking up is like removing a Band-Aid : Rip it off fast and it'll hurt less.
Even the terminology ` Band-Aid sterilization "serves to diminish the import and the possible serious consequences of the procedure.
No More Hysterectomies
Heaven forbid any encouragement to finding solutions to this problem that is not a Band-Aid.
The Australian (2005)
Her slacks were good wool, well worn, with the knee torn out of one leg, and he got a peek at a large flesh-coloured Band-Aid.
In the Leafs ' case, there is never a master plan, just a Band-Aid approach.
Toronto Sun (2003)
It ended in the driveway, with her on her knees in the gravel (which explained the torn slacks and Band-Aid ).
She recalled how she had put a Band-Aid on a red sore emerging on her finger.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
This time Johnson & Johnson, maker of Band-Aid , is in the frame.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
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