noun see rickrack

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ricrac — /rik rak /, n. rickrack. * * * …   Universalium

  • ricrac — ric·rac …   English syllables

  • ricrac — /ˈrɪkræk/ (say rikrak) noun → rickrack …   Australian English dictionary

  • ricrac — n. (also rickrack) a zigzag braided trimming for garments. Etymology: redupl. of RACK(1) * * * noun a narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming • Syn: ↑rickrack • Hypernyms: ↑trimming, ↑trim, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rickrack — or ricrac noun Etymology: reduplication of 4rack Date: 1884 a flat braid woven to form zigzags and used especially as trimming on clothing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rickrack — /rik rak /, n. a narrow, zigzag braid or ribbon used as a trimming on clothing, linens, etc. Also, ricrac. [1880 85, Amer.; gradational redupl. of RACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rickrack — rick•rack or ricrac [[t]ˈrɪkˌræk[/t]] n. clo a narrow zigzag braid or ribbon used as a trim • Etymology: 1880–85, amer.; gradational redupl. of rack I …   From formal English to slang

  • rickrack — /ˈrɪkræk/ (say rikrak) noun a narrow zigzag braid used to trim clothing, etc. Also, ricrac. {dissimilated reduplication of rack1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • rickrack — var. of RICRAC …   Useful english dictionary

  • rick|rack — «RIHK RAK», noun. a narrow, zigzag braid used as trimming. Also, ricrac. ╂[American English, perhaps reduplication of rack1, verb] …   Useful english dictionary

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