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Meaning of "headdress" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HEADDRESS

headdress  [ˈhɛdˌdrɛs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HEADDRESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Headdress is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HEADDRESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

headdress

Headgear

Headgear, headwear or headdress is the name given to any element of clothing which is worn on one's head. Headgear serve a variety of purposes: ▪ protection ▪ to keep hair contained or tidy ▪ decoration or fashion ▪ religious purposes ▪ medical purposes ▪ modesty; social convention ▪ distinction; a badge of office...

Definition of headdress in the English dictionary

The definition of headdress in the dictionary is any head covering, esp an ornate one or one denoting a rank or occupation.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HEADDRESS


address
əˈdrɛs
battledress
ˈbætəlˌdrɛs
cross-dress
ˌkrɒsˈdrɛs
dress
drɛs
full-dress
ˈfʊlˌdrɛs
maladdress
ˌmæləˈdrɛs
minidress
ˈmɪnɪˌdrɛs
misaddress
ˌmɪsəˈdrɛs
nightdress
ˈnaɪtˌdrɛs
overdress
ˌəʊvəˈdrɛs
pantdress
ˈpæntˌdrɛs
re-dress
riːˈdrɛs
readdress
ˌriːəˈdrɛs
redress
rɪˈdrɛs
shirtdress
ˈʃɜːtˌdrɛs
slipdress
ˈslɪpˌdrɛs
sundress
ˈsʌnˌdrɛs
underdress
ˈʌndəˌdrɛs
undress
ʌnˈdrɛs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HEADDRESS

headachy
headage
headband
headbang
headboard
headborough
headcase
headchair
headcheese
headcloth
headed
headed notepaper
headend
header
header tank
headfast
headfirst
headforemost
headframe
headfuck

WORDS THAT END LIKE HEADDRESS

A-line dress
actress
battle dress
cocktail dress
contact address
direct address
evening dress
fancy dress
formal dress
home address
IP address
mailing address
maxidress
party dress
pinafore dress
princess dress
State of the Union Address
sweater dress
top-dress
web address
wedding dress

Synonyms and antonyms of headdress in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «headdress» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HEADDRESS

Find out the translation of headdress to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of headdress from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «headdress» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

头饰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tocado
570 millions of speakers

English

headdress
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुरेठा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غطاء الرأس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

головной убор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cocar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পাগড়ি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

coiffure
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tudung
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kopfschmuck
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヘッドドレス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

머리 장식
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Headdress
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலை பாகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शिरोभूषण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

headdress
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

copricapo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

fryzura
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

головний убір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

frizură
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κόμμωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hooftooisel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

huvudbonad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hodeplagg
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of headdress

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HEADDRESS»

The term «headdress» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.765 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HEADDRESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «headdress» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «headdress» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about headdress

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HEADDRESS»

Discover the use of headdress in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to headdress and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Mode in Hats and Headdress: A Historical Survey with 198 ...
With delightful details on jewelry, cosmetics, and beauty treatments, this is a unique reference that fashion designers, stylists, and historians will treasure.
R. Turner Wilcox, 2013
2
Terracotta Figurines from Kourion in Cyprus
Faces Cast from Mold 32 A 2595-2598 Charioteers (high pilos, from mold). 2599- 2603 Charioteers ? (headdress as 2595). 2604-2609 Heads (headdress as 2595 ). 2610 Head (headdress as 2595); pierced hole over 3 mm. deep between lips.
John Howard Young, Suzanne Halstead Young, 1955
3
The Gift of Birds: Featherwork of Native South American Peoples
Waiwai headdress (SA239). 5. 1 . Waiwai woman feeding flock of green parrots. 5.2. Map showing locations of Waiwai villages (1986). 5.3. Waiwai woman wearing toucan feather and shell earrings. 5.4. Dancing (1913-1914). 5.5. Waiwai man ...
Ruben E. Reina, Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1991
4
Yaxchilan: The Design of a Maya Ceremonial City
74 Tlaloc and/or year-sign headdress elements. The origins of this outfit are discussed more Maya by Design fully at the end of this chapter. The Quadripartite Headdress The quadripartite badge is composed of a skeletal long-snouted head  ...
Carolyn E. Tate, 2013
5
25 Latino Craft Projects
FAMILY. PROGRAM. Incan. Headdress. Around a.d. 1 100, Quechua-speaking Incas founded the city of Cuzco. The Incas were very organized, and their careful planning was crucial in their conquering land. The vast Incan empire grew ...
Ana-Elba Pavon, Diana Borrego, 2003
6
Arts and Crafts of the Aztecs and Maya
Make a feather headdress Crunch large pieces of blue tissue paper into walnut- sized balls. T< oday, many Mexican people celebrate their Aztec past at special festivals. They dress up in traditional Aztec costumes and wear bright feathers.
Ting Morris, 2006
7
Art, Ideology, and the City of Teotihuacan: A Symposium at ...
Most crucial for understanding the iconography of the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, however, is the association of the serpent with a headdress that symbolizes authority of a very significant nature. I have already noted that the depiction of ...
Janet Catherine Berlo, 1992
8
Indonisia, Thailand, and Cambodia
Make. a. Dance. Headdress. The great temples of Southeast Asia are often built on top of mountains where they are separated from the activities of daily life. Temple towers are shaped like mountains in honor of the World Mountain, Mandara.
Mira Bartok, Esther Grisham, Christine Ronan, 1996
9
Aztecs: An Interpretation
Mexica feathered headdress. Quetzal plumes and other feathers, goldwork, 166 x 175 cm. Museum fur Volkerkunde, Vienna, Aztec, Ausst. Nr. 103. This great headdress, almost 46 inches in height, contained over 500 quetzal tail-feathers.
Inga Clendinnen, 1995
10
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing Through World ...
Thus, the queen's most distinctive piece of regalia was the vulture headdress: The cap is formed by the bird's body, and the wings extend down the side of her wig. The tail and legs of the bird were carved on the back of the wig The vulture ...
Jill Condra, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HEADDRESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term headdress is used in the context of the following news items.
1
David Guetta Gets Slammed over Controversial Ibiza Horse …
The controversial performance featured an entertainer wearing a Native American headdress balanced on top of a horse on the dance floor. «NoisePorn, Jul 15»
2
Jessica Simpson flashes her cleavage as she drags out 35th …
In another black and white photo the actress beams broadly wearing a native American Headdress, captioning it simply '35'. Looks good on ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
'Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust', Royal Academy of Arts, London …
... Cornell's infatuation with Tamara Toumanova depicts the Russian ballerina as a fairytale figure with a spiral headdress resembling a unicorn ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
4
Osheaga music festival bans wearing headdresses as 'fashion …
In a Facebook posting, the music festival asked attendees to respect the "spiritual and cultural" significance of the headdress. In recent years ... «Times Colonist, Jul 15»
5
Bronze Age Gold Spirals Found in Denmark-artnet News
They believe they may have formed part of a ceremonial headdress for a priestly king and were designed to reflect sunlight. Kaul told the Daily ... «artnet News, Jul 15»
6
Kodaline's Steve 'starstruck' after meeting Susan Boyle - Herald.ie
The singer described Boyle as being "very odd" as he revealed that she made him wear an authentic Native American headdress while they ... «Herald, Jul 15»
7
Why did the little girl carry a plate of cookies up to the nuns' place …
The most intriguing part was the wimple, a stark white, starched headdress that covered the forehead and under the chin. Amazingly, the part ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»
8
Column: WYO Rodeo parade, coverage on the mark - Publisher's …
Even Harvard graduates like Dave Kinskey, on horseback, in full Indian headdress. He's a state senator. The Sheridan Press had a float this ... «The Sheridan Press, Jul 15»
9
Fake headdress at Winnipeg Folk Festival prompts angry backlash …
WINNIPEG – A woman wearing a headdress and face paint at the Winnipeg Folk Music Festival prompted harsh condemnation on social media ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
10
Jessica Simpson, Susan Boyle Wore Feather Headdresses Over the …
On Saturday, Jessica Simpson shared a photo of herself wearing a Plains Indians-style feather headdress, sometimes called a "warbonnet," ... «Indian Country Today Media Network, Jul 15»

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