Definition of headwrap in English:

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Entry from British & World English dictionary


A strip of decorative material worn around the head by women.
Example sentences
  • Although feathers remained, hats, headwraps and heavily-decorated headpieces helped to enhance costumes.
  • First held in 1966, the ball reflected a new ‘Black is Beautiful’ ethos that flaunted African robes, headwraps, and natural hairstyles.
  • The hip and happening days of Acid Jazz in the late 1980s saw the brief flourishing of ‘jazz - rap’, all conscious lyrics and African headwraps, the marriage of ‘live’ jazz, DJ technique and rapped lyrics.

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