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Meaning of HEADDRESS

Pronunciation:  'hed`dres

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  clothing for the head

HEADDRESS is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: headgear
 See Also: apparel, article of clothing, cap, chapeau, clothes, clothing, hat, helmet, hood, jewelled headdress, lid, miter, mitre, topknot, turban, vesture, wear, wearing apparel, wimple



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Head"dress`\, n.
1. A covering or ornament for the head; a headtire.

         Among birds the males very often appear in a most
         beautiful headdress, whether it be a crest, a comb,
         a tuft of feathers, or a natural little plume.

2. A manner of dressing the hair or of adorning it, whether
   with or without a veil, ribbons, combs, etc.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Afro, cap, chapeau, coif, coiffure, cold wave, conk, coverchief, haircut, hairdo, hairstyle, handkerchief, hat, headcloth, headgear, headpiece, headtire, headwear, home permanent, kerchief, lid, millinery, natural, permanent, permanent wave, process, wave