Definition of headscarf in English:

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headscarf

Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdskɑːf/

noun (plural headscarves)

A square of fabric worn by women as a covering for the head, often folded into a triangle and knotted under the chin.
Example sentences
  • The dyed threads are then used for weaving sarees, headscarves and fabrics.
  • On their heads, they wore white knitted skullcaps, silken headscarves or baseball caps.
  • The team also have no intention of swapping their headscarves for the traditional hats and balaclavas.

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