Definitions for "Cummerbund"
Keywords:  pleats, waistband, waist, sash, tuxedo
A sash for the waist; a girdle.
An overlapping waistband with Velcro used to secure a Buoyancy Compensator snugly around the diver's waist.
A buckled sash fastened about the waist (always with the pleats facing up) to cover the trouser waistband. The cummerbund should match the vest and/or bow-tie; all of these accessories are available in a wide range of colors and patterns these days, from stripes to florals.