What is another word for head dress?

60 synonyms found


[ hˈɛd dɹˈɛs], [ hˈɛd dɹˈɛs], [ h_ˈɛ_d d_ɹ_ˈɛ_s]

A head dress can refer to any type of headwear that one wears on the head for various purposes. It is a broad term that encompasses many different types of headgear, such as hats, caps, turbans, hijab, headbands, tiaras, crowns, veils, and so on. Depending on the culture and tradition, head dresses can hold different meanings and significance. In Middle Eastern countries, for example, headscarves and veils symbolize modesty and religious devotion. In some African tribes, beaded crowns symbolize tribal identity and hierarchy. Headbands were popular in the 80s and 90s as a fashion statement. A simple word such as "headwear" can be used as an umbrella term that encompasses all types of head dresses.

How to use "Head dress" in context?

A headdress is an article of clothing worn on the head, either as a cap, crown, helmet, or wig. It can be made from a variety of materials, including cloth, felt, hair, or feathers. A headdress is often part of a ceremonial or ceremonial dress.

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