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
The town of Nocona, named after a Comanche chief (hence the Native American-in-headdress logo on Nokona gloves), developed a reputation as a leather-goods hub.
One girl was African American and her friend was wearing a hijab, a traditional Muslim headdress.
A small portrait of Dollis Jr. will appear in his father's headdress in the mural (which is a week or two from completion).
Her friend was wearing a hijab, a traditional Muslim headdress.
Rubbish of all manner, but particularly bottle tops, have begun to be recycled by Dassanech women, who weave the metal caps into vibrant jangly headdresses.
The name does not allude to the muslin headdress, dyed with indigo, but rather because the dye gradually leeches out into the skin of the wearer.
The foot-soldiers in short, white robes and unadorned headdresses seemed to have all but vanished from Riyadh last year after the government barred them from making arrests or questioning people.
Yes, in the moment simply wearing a headdress or a Bindi is not physically hurting someone.
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First Known Use of headdress
Synonymscap, chapeau, hat, headgear, headpiece, lid [slang]
Related Wordsbaseball cap, beret, billycock [British], biretta, boater, bonnet, bowler, calotte, capuche, casque, castor, cloche, cocked hat, cowboy hat, cowl, derby, fedora, fez, garrison cap, hard hat, helm, helmet, high hat, homburg, hood, kepi (also képi), kufi, leghorn, miter (or mitre), nightcap, opera hat, overseas cap, panama, picture hat, pillbox, plug hat, porkpie hat, service cap, shako, silk hat, skimmer, 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; warbonnet
HEADDRESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of headdress for English Language Learners
: a decorative covering for your head
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