What is the difference between a neckerchief and scarf? A neckerchief is actually the middle ground between a scarf and a handkerchief, also popularly known as a square scarf. The “necker” part comes in to play because the proper way to wear these said square scarves is around your neck.
What is a neckerchief called? Find another word for neckerchief. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for neckerchief, like: handkerchief, dungaree, bandanna, kerchief, scarf, waistcoat, cravat, jerkin, necktie, white-top and knee-length.
Why did men wear neckerchiefs? In the eighteenth century the practice was to wear a neckerchief inside your collar to keep out draughts, and to keep the collar clean.
How do you wear a neckerchief? Make it a band, hide the edges in the middle and wrap it flat around your neck as many times as needed. Knot the bits on the side. They can be long and hang loose, be tiny and hold stiff and you can even hide them inside or in the back.