headdress

noun head·dress \ ˈhed-ˌdres \
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

Definition of headdress

: an often elaborate covering for the head

Examples of headdress in a Sentence

  1. The dancers wore ceremonial headdresses.

  2. most of the acrobats riding the horses and elephants wore some sort of fancy headdress

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First Known Use of headdress

1645


HEADDRESS Defined for English Language Learners

headdress

Definition of headdress for English Language Learners

  • : a decorative covering for your head


HEADDRESS Defined for Kids

headdress

noun head·dress \ ˈhed-ˌdres \

Definition of headdress for Students

: a covering or ornament for the head


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