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Definition of "headdress" []

  • A covering or ornament for the head. (noun)
  • A hairdo; a coiffure. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "headdress" in a sentence
  • "Feeding at a tubular blossom protruding out of the headdress is a hummingbird."
  • "This headdress is a frame into which the hair is twisted on each side, and a few hairs are taken from the top of the head up to the frame."
  • "The 15-minute film shows Mr Jami interviewing the prophet Muhammed, played by an actor wearing a Bedouin headdress, his face covered by a paper mask."