Headdress vs Topknot - What's the difference?

headdress | topknot |


As nouns the difference between headdress and topknot

is that headdress is a decorative covering or ornament worn on the head while topknot is a decorative knot of hair on the crown of the head, sometimes having ribbons or feathers.

headdress

English

Noun

(wikipedia headdress) (es)
  • a decorative covering or ornament worn on the head.
  • a hairdo.
  • Synonyms

    * (an covering or ornament worn on the head) headgear

    topknot

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a decorative knot of hair on the crown of the head, sometimes having ribbons or feathers
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • A great, stout servant girl, with cheeks as red as her topknot .
  • a decorative headdress
  • A crest or knot of feathers upon the head or top, as of a bird.
  • A small European flounder ( or allied species).