Definition of headgear in English:


Syllabification: head·gear
Pronunciation: /ˈhedˌgi(ə)r


  • 1Hats, helmets, and other items worn on the head: protective headgear
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    • Generally, we advise premises to refuse entry to people wearing headgear that could be used as a weapon, such as crash helmets or headgear that conceals a person's age or identity.
    • Hordes of wrinkly Europeans, mostly without SS helmets or any other headgear come to that, driving motor scooters like hooligans which would get them locked up in the old country.
    • One of the most common things you see in boxers is amateur boxers wear helmets, or headgear, professionals don't.
  • 1.1The parts of a harness around a horse’s head.

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