Definition of tiara
1 : a 3-tiered crown worn by the pope
2 : a decorative jeweled or flowered headband or semicircle for formal wear by women
Recent Examples of tiara from the Web
Before the coat dresses and tiaras, the future royal was a typical 20-something embracing early 2000s fashion trends.
According to a spokesman for Nate D. Sanders Auctions, the proceeds collected from the bejeweled tiara, which was consigned prior to the Manchester attack, will not be donated to charity, and the bidding will start at $5,000.
Edible artist and decorator Tiana Sakona, who works at Charm City Cake West in Los Angeles, delivered the cake, which was adorned with red frosting and an icing replica of the Amazonian princess’s golden tiara.
A painting hanging in the New-York Historical Society shows the governor in a lovely formal gown and tiara, holding an ornamental fan.
Even Gadot’s ownership of the legendary bracelets and tiara was met with some Internet side-eye.
A used makeup brush, a broken black tiara and and abandoned pack of cigarettes all told of a hasty escape.
Upon entry, guests walked their red carpet and either received a tiara or a pair of sunglasses.
Pippa Middleton wore a custom wedding gown designed by Giles Deacon, a long veil by prominent hat-maker Stephen Jones, and a sparkly tiara.
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Origin and Etymology of tiara
Latin, royal Persian headdress, from Greek
First Known Use: 1616See Words from the same year
TIARA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tiara for English Language Learners
: a crown worn by the pope
: a small crown that is decorated with jewels and that is worn by women or girls on special occasions
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