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
Even Gadot’s ownership of the legendary bracelets and tiara was met with some Internet side-eye.
Another team that turned my head was The Glitter Girls: Five ladies dressed as 7-year-old beauty pageant contestants wearing tutus, tiaras and sashes.
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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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