Definition of Band-Aid™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbænd eɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbænd eɪd//
    (especially North American English) Medical equipment
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  1. 1(British English also plaster, sticking plaster) [countable, uncountable] material that can be stuck to the skin to protect a small wound or cut; a piece of this See related entries: Medical equipment
  2. 2(disapproving) a temporary solution to a problem that does not really solve it at all The food and clothes sent to the victims of the earthquake are only a Band-Aid solution.

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