noun Date: 1750 1. one that fascinates 2. a woman's lightweight head scarf usually of crochet or lace

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  • fascinator — FASCINATÓR, OÁRE, fascinatori, oare, adj. (Rar) Fascinant. – Din fr. fascinateur, lat. fascinator, oris. Trimis de cornel, 07.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  fascinatór adj. m., pl. fascinatóri; f. sg …   Dicționar Român

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  • fascinator — [fas′ə nāt΄ər] n. [L, an enchanter] 1. a person who fascinates ☆ 2. Old fashioned a woman s light scarf, usually knitted or crocheted, worn around the head or neck …   English World dictionary

  • Fascinator — A fascinator is a headpiece worn on the hair and worn almost exclusively by women. Fascinators are commonly made with feathers, flowers and/or beads. They attach to the hair by a comb, headband or clip. [ [http://www.ukweddingstore.co.uk/wedding… …   Wikipedia

  • fascinator — /fas euh nay teuhr/, n. 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. [1740 50; < LL; see FASCINATE, TOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • fascinator — noun a) A fascinating person b) A delicate, often frivolous head decoration worn on the hair, primarily by women …   Wiktionary

  • fascinator — n. person or thing that fascinates; light scarf of crochet work made of lace that women wear as a head cover …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fascinator — fas·ci·na·tor …   English syllables

  • fascinator — UK [ˈfæsɪˌneɪtə(r)] / US [ˈfæsɪˌneɪtər] noun [countable] a small, decorative item worn instead of a hat by women at special social occasions such as weddings …   English dictionary

  • fascinator — fas•ci•na•tor [[t]ˈfæs əˌneɪ tər[/t]] n. 1) a person or thing that fascinates 2) clo a woman s head scarf of crochet work • Etymology: 1740–50; < LL …   From formal English to slang

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