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headwear Syllabification: head·wear
Pronunciation: /ˈhedwer/

Definition of headwear in English:


Coverings for the head, such as hats, caps, and scarves.
Example sentences
  • But you so often depend on props like headwear and scarves.
  • On the street I met - a first for me - two lovely older women, wearing appropriately garish headwear, who are members of the Red Hat Club!
  • I'm unfamiliar with the headwear of these nice ladies.

Words that rhyme with headwear

headsquare • setsquare

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