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fascinator

Line breaks: fas¦cin|ator
Pronunciation: /ˈfasɪneɪtə(r)
 
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Definition of fascinator in English:

noun

1A woman’s light, decorative headpiece consisting of feathers, flowers, beads, etc. attached to a comb or hair clip.
Example sentences
  • "Did you know that I'm wearing a substantial fascinator," she slurs.
  • I must state at this stage that I was concerned that the fascinator—a funny little hat that looked like an elaborate TV aerial—would change the channel of my on-board telly in the limo.
  • I was excited to think that I could get all dressed up and wear my new fascinator and see her and partake in the social activities, the champagne drinking, etc.
2A fascinating person.
Example sentences
  • It is a performance that convinces you it is wrong to play the part as though the men's perceptions of her as a destructive fascinator were self-evidently correct.
  • Her currency and collateral is all invested in that optimum opportunistic split-second of youth, and she has none of the sexpertise that sees many fascinators well into old age.
  • She was under the impression that she was a fascinator.

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