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1. headgear

noun. ['ˈhɛdˌgɪr'] clothing for the head.

Synonyms

  • topknot
  • turban
  • wear
  • lid
  • mitre
  • vesture
  • wimple
  • headdress
  • hood
  • jeweled headdress
  • article of clothing
  • clothing
  • helmet
  • miter
  • chapeau
  • habiliment
  • wearable
  • hat
  • cap
  • jewelled headdress

Antonyms

  • undress
  • slip off
  • lack
  • uncover

Etymology

  • gear (English)
  • gervi (Old Norse)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word headgear


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the headgear from your head.

2. Adjective
Draw two marks about 3 inches apart to indicate where the headgear sits above the crown of your head.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Photographs must be recent and unobstructed (no hats, headgear or nonprescription sunglasses).

Quotes containing the word headgear


1. If football players wanted to protect their brains from injury they’d wear astronaut helmets. After all, astronauts have massive IQ’s, so wearing their protective headgear seems like a smart choice.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. headgear

noun. ['ˈhɛdˌgɪr'] stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head.

Synonyms

  • stable gear
  • hackamore
  • saddlery
  • tack
  • bridle
  • halter

Antonyms

  • unharness
  • outspan
  • detach
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • gear (English)
  • gervi (Old Norse)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. headgear

noun. ['ˈhɛdˌgɪr'] the hoist at the pithead of a mine.

Antonyms

  • unbridle

Etymology

  • gear (English)
  • gervi (Old Norse)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
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