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fascinator

[fas-uh-ney-ter] /ˈfæs əˌneɪ tər/
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
1740-1750
1740-50; < Late Latin; see fascinate, -tor
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Examples for fascinator
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for fascinator

fascinator

/ˈfæsɪˌneɪtə/
noun
1.
a lightweight, decorative head covering worn by women on formal occasions
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