fascinator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fascinate +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

fascinator (plural fascinators)

  1. A fascinating person
    • 2009 January 18, Charles Isherwood, “Hedda Forever: An Antiheroine for the Ages”:
      A more repellent personality would be hard to imagine, and yet Hedda Gabler is one of the eternal fascinators of the world stage.
  2. A delicate, often frivolous head decoration worn on the hair, primarily by women
  3. (dated, US) A type of wool or lace headscarf

References[edit]

  • "Fascinator", page 362 in Dictionary of American Regional English, volume 2, 1985.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fascinātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of fascinō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of fascinō