Dictionary

headdress

noun head·dress \ˈhed-ˌdres\

: a decorative covering for your head

Full Definition of HEADDRESS

:  an often elaborate covering for the head
ADVERTISEMENT

Examples of HEADDRESS

  1. The dancers wore ceremonial headdresses.
  2. <most of the acrobats riding the horses and elephants wore some sort of fancy headdress>

Illustration of HEADDRESS

First Known Use of HEADDRESS

1702
HEADDRESSES Defined for Kids

headdress

noun head·dress \ˈhed-ˌdres\

Definition of HEADDRESS for Kids

:  a covering or ornament for the head

Browse

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: head dropperPrevious Word in the Dictionary: head ditchAll Words Near: headdress
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears