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headtie Line breaks: head|tie
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdtʌɪ/

Definition of headtie in English:


West Indian
A strip of colourful fabric worn tied around the head by women.
Example sentences
  • From this perspective, for example, a study of the ubiquitous West African headtie would invite new questions regarding how African modes of dress are represented and consumed by various culture producers and audiences in the West.
  • Straighten out the edges of the layers of the headtie starting from behind till you get to the front.
  • The mourning women, wearing headties, lace blouses and striped wrappers, stand at either side of the bed.
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