Definition of headscarf
: a fabric covering for the head worn especially by women … young, well-educated European Muslim women who wear the headscarf as a conscious, articulate choice …— Timothy Garton Ash The stereotypical fortuneteller, a wizened old woman in a fringed headscarf hunched over a crystal ball …— Louise Erdich The US Justice Department, for example, has supported the right of Muslim girls to wear headscarves in public schools.— Robert O. Paxton
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