headdress

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noun head·dress \ˈhed-ˌdres\

Definition of headdress

  1. :  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

Illustration of headdress

1645

First Known Use of headdress

1645


HEADDRESS Defined for English Language Learners

headdress

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noun head·dress \ˈhed-ˌdres\

Definition of headdress for English Language Learners

  • : a decorative covering for your head


HEADDRESS Defined for Kids

headdress

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noun head·dress \ˈhed-ˌdres\

Definition of headdress for Students

  1. :  a covering or ornament for the head



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