Definition of headdress in English:

headdress

Syllabification: head·dress
Pronunciation: /ˈhedˌdres
 
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noun

  • An ornamental covering or band for the head, especially one worn on ceremonial occasions.
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    • Everything from the thunderous Wagnerian music to the performers' skin-tight unitards and birdlike headdresses reinforces the show's sleek, aerial character.
    • Today, Kevin is wearing his robes: a long, flowing white tunic, a shawl and a headdress with a yellow headband.
    • The women came out one by one, dressed in their finest linen, and with ceremonial headdresses and jewellery.

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