topknot


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top·knot

 (tŏp′nŏt′)
n.
1. A crest or knot of hair or feathers on the crown of the head.
2. A decorative ribbon or bow worn as a headdress.

topknot

(ˈtɒpˌnɒt)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a crest, tuft, decorative bow, chignon, etc, on the top of the head
2. (Animals) any of several European flatfishes of the genus Zeugopterus and related genera, esp Z. punctatus, which has an oval dark brown body marked with darker blotches: family Bothidae (turbot, etc)

top•knot

(ˈtɒpˌnɒt)

n.
1. a tuft of hair or feathers growing on the top of the head.
2. hair fashioned into a knob or bun on top of the head.
3. a knot or bow of ribbon worn on top of the head.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topknot - headdress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hairtopknot - headdress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hair
headdress, headgear - clothing for the head
2.topknot - showy crest or knot of hair or featherstopknot - showy crest or knot of hair or feathers
crest - a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
Translations
nuttura
оселедецьчуб

topknot

[ˈtɒpnɒt] N
1. (on head) → moño m
2. (Orn) → moño m

topknot

top-knot [ˈtɒpnɒt] nchignon m

topknot

[ˈtɒpnɒt] ncrocchia
References in classic literature ?
Close at hand was the snowy mass of the Great Altels cooling its topknot in the sky and daring us to an ascent.
Feeling that he had been received with distinguished marks of attention, Steve strolled away with his topknot higher than ever, and Prince Charlie pranced across the room, saying in a free and easy tone
He saw the clear-cut features, the firm chin, the white forehead and the topknot of fair hair against the white pillow.
But he did n't wish it; and while that affair was being arranged, we girls had been pelting him with the flowers which we tore from the vases, the walls, and our own topknots, to scatter over him.
This type is of a tall slim girl with hair loosely dressed in a topknot and sometimes wearing a wreath or ribbon.
Prois Hunting can meet her needs for winter and summer from her tootsies to her topknot in insulated, lined, tropical-weight and rainproofs in a wide variety of styles and canto patterns.
2 Pull hair into a side bun, topknot, low pony-whatever you want.
We see the costumes of this very early period: the King of Varanasi, for example, wears a white cotton tunic of strikingly Central Asian appearance, with a cummerbund, while on his head he wears a turban wound around his hair that is twisted into a topknot.
Its popularity is well deserved; its shapely topknot attracts the eye, offering a steep but obviously simple scramble.
She always wears her hair in a topknot surrounded by tiara-like jewelry.
FKA Twigs was photographed wearing her signature eccentric fashion style that includes a topknot of braids, a cropped puffer jacket paired with oversized jeans and black ankle boots.