Definition of 'scarf'
Video: pronunciation of 'scarf'
Example sentences containing 'scarf'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
She cut bits off to make a scarf and uses the rest as a top. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She had a scarf tied around her neck. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We huddle in our coats and scarves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This floral scarf makes a perky spring accessory. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were wrapped in woollen helmets and long scarves. Bomber Wears scarves with jackets and looks the part. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We were wrapped in scarves but were still shivering. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The scarves twirl round and round thousands of heads. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tie a jaunty silk scarf around your neck. The Sun (2012)Her woollen scarf had been used to tie her body to the tombstone. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Double the scarf around your neck so it leaves two long ends. The Sun (2008)The warmer weather meant that it sold fewer winter coats and scarves. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The head scarf for women is banned in schools and public areas. The Sun (2010)Her hair is said to be growing back and she no longer wears a scarf at home. The Sun (2006)It is regularly dressed with red and white flowers and scarves fans who still make pilgrimages the spot. The Sun (2008)A scarf can really make an outfit and is a great addition to many looks. The Sun (2009)He drinks his coffee scalding and keeps his scarf on indoors, as though he is ready to slip out at any moment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'scarf'
In Common Usage. scarf is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'scarf'
British English: scarf /skɑːf/ NOUN
A scarf is a piece of cloth that you wear round your neck or head, usually to keep yourself warm.
He loosened the scarf around his neck.
- American English: scarf
- Arabic: وِشَاح
- Brazilian Portuguese: cachecol
- Chinese: 围巾
- Croatian: šal
- Czech: šátek
- Danish: tørklæde
- Dutch: sjaal
- European Spanish: bufanda
- Finnish: huivi
- French: écharpe cou
- German: Schal
- Greek: κασκόλ
- Italian: sciarpa
- Japanese: スカーフ
- Korean: 스카프
- Norwegian: skjerf
- Polish: szal
- European Portuguese: cachecol
- Romanian: fular
- Russian: шарф
- Spanish: bufanda
- Swedish: scarf
- Thai: ผ้าพันคอ
- Turkish: eşarp
- Ukrainian: шарф
- Vietnamese: khăn quàng
Definition of scarf from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.