Examples of headdress in a Sentence
The dancers wore ceremonial headdresses.
most of the acrobats riding the horses and elephants wore some sort of fancy headdress
Recent Examples of headdress from the Web
Volodymyr Holodiuk and Veronika Rytova dressed in a Ukrainian flag and Ukrainian headdress at the Klitschko-Jennings boxing match in New York City on April 25, 2015.
Their daughter is the late Mexican movie star Dolores del Rio with the body of superhero Vampirella and the headdress of Aztec emperor Montezuma.
And then there is Mrs. Which, the oldest, wisest and most physically imposing of this benevolent trinity, played by Winfrey with all manner of elaborate headdresses and facial adornments.
Dressed in authentic, handmade Indian clothing -- from moccasins to a headdress of mostly turkey feathers -- Burke told the story of Indians in the local area to a packed room of more than 50 people at the North Ridgeville Library on Feb. 18.
Fans wearing symbols of Chief Illiniwek walked by, some thumping the logo on their jackets or waving an orange flag with the image of a Native American wearing a headdress.
People who wear feather headdresses to music festivals.
And, in a final tribute to women at court, an art deco diamond headdress illustrates new fashions that Maharani Badan Kanwar, the first female royal to travel to Europe, brought back in the 1920s.
Two years after wearing a shocking midriff-baring frock with matching feathered headdress to the Oscars, Cher rocked another outrageous Bob Mackie creation.
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First Known Use of headdress
baseball cap, beret, biretta, boater, bonnet, bowler, cloche, cocked hat, cowboy hat, cowl, derby, fedora, fez, hard hat, helmet, high hat, homburg, hood, miter (or mitre), nightcap, panama, pillbox, porkpie hat, service cap, shako, silk hat, skullcap, sombrero, sou'wester, Stetson, stocking cap, stovepipe, sunbonnet, tam, tam-o'-shanter, ten-gallon hat, top hat, topper, toque, tricorne (or tricorn), turban, zucchetto;
HEADDRESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of headdress for English Language Learners
: a decorative covering for your head
HEADDRESS Defined for Kids
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