fascinator

[fas-uh-ney-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that fascinates.
2.
a scarf of crochet work, lace, or the like, narrowing toward the ends, worn as a head covering by women.

Origin:
1740–50; < Late Latin; see fascinate, -tor

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fascinator (ˈfæsɪˌneɪtə)
 
n
a lightweight, decorative head covering worn by women on formal occasions

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Example sentences
She ties it all together with simple gray pumps and a silver fascinator.
On the head was one of those fascinator hats beloved by the royal crowd.
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