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.
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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)
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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]
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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
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Translations
nuttura
оселедецьчуб

topknot

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

top-knot [ˈtɒpnɒt] nchignon m
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topknot

[ˈtɒpnɒt] ncrocchia
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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.
Billie Piper also went for a topknot. The 36-year-old, in Venice to market Rare Beasts - her first movie as director - attended the premiere of Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver's new movie, Marriage Story, in a sequin and lace midi-dress by Erdem, which she accessorised with an oversized velvet bow at the waist.
Billie Piper also went for a topknot. The 36-year-old, in Venice to market Rare Beasts - her first movie as director, attended the premiere of Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver's new movie, Marriage Story, in a sequin and lace midi dress by Erdem, which she accessorised with an oversized velvet bow at the waist.
Jake Gyllenhaal sports unflattering topknot to play a paparazzo who'll go to any lengths, even tampering with crime scenes, to get footage to sell.
Pull hair into a pony (high for a topknot, low for a down 'do, wherever!) and tightly secure with double elastics.
She had taken the bristly brush to Issie's topknot as if something demonic might be trounced out of the scalp.
It wasn't a rod, pole or perch, for those who are old enough to remember such measurements, it was a redpoll busily pecking away at the spilt crumbs of food below the birdtable, his red topknot, ablaze with bright crimson.
One user named (https://www.ibtimes.com/meghan-markles-messy-bun-hairstyle-during-brixton-visit-criticized-untidy-knot-2639467) Judy described Markle's hairstyle as an "untidy topknot." A different user said that Markle needed to do her hair.
The 20-year-old Roga, a national high school champion while at Tottori Johoku - the same school that Terunofuji attended - whose hair is still too short to be tied back in the chonmage topknot style, secured a belt hold on the jump-off and forced Terunofuji to the edge.