Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hat or other covering for the head.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a hat or other covering for the head

Etymologies

head +‎ -wear (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • At its 2009 annual benefit gala, dubbed "MOCA New," L. A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art and celebrity-obsessed artist and event creator Francesco Vezzoli went for the hottest new thing they could find for the evening's musical element --- and came up with Lady Gaga in headwear by Frank Gehry and a mask by Vezzoli, debuting her ballad "Speechless" while playing a pink piano that Damien Hirst had festooned with butterflies.

    Beck, Veloso, Banhart To Headline This Year's MOCA Gala

  • As a result of their Shades of Green program, combined with their involvement with the Organic Exchange, a non-profit organization committed to expanding organic agriculture, DRI DUCK began offering 100% certified Organic Cotton apparel in January 2007, including the Eco-conscious collection of jackets for both men and women, and the Endangered Species headwear from the Authentic Wildlife Series.

    Hat Planet | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • The typical later 15th-centuy (Wars of the Roses era) knightly headwear is the sallet and bevor combo.

    Long Tall Sallet

  • As would be expected of professional hatmakers, their headwear is fantastic, and their clothing – matching skirts and jackets, worn with shirtwaists – is stylish as well.

    "Make It Yourself": Home Sewing, Gender, and Culture, 1890-1930

  • His baseball cap was about as used-up as could be and still claim the dignity of being called headwear.

    My Carhartt Detroit Jacket

  • Because writing about Lady Gaga's outfits would fill a book, and because somebody has already written that book, Click Track decided to limit ourselves to a fond look back at Gaga's headwear, which is usually the most distinctive part of a Gaga Getup, anyway.

    Lists: A highly selective list of awesome things Lady Gaga has worn on her head

  • The man in the foreground is dressed conservatively, except for his headwear, which is a cap covering his long dreadlocked hair.

    Surprises and Contrasts in St. Lucia

  • In vibrant colours and innovative designs, the headwear was a tribute to the founders of the Women's Institute - for whom wearing hats was as much a tradition as singing Jerusalem.

    EDP24 News

  • I showed up to see what kind of headwear Rocco would don.

    The Orange County Register - News Headlines : Top Stories

  • Example: A Sikh man takes his employer to a tribunal for banning 'headwear', as his religion says he must wear a turban.

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