a person or thing that fascinates.
a scarf of crochet work, lace, or the like, narrowing toward the ends, worn as a head covering by women.
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How to use fascinator in a sentence
On their heads were icy bobs with white veils attached to the top by a gold fascinator.
The boss unbent to a surprising degree, Mrs. Stockbridge was most cordial, and the daughter proved to be a fascinator.Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
Margaret threw her pretty pink fascinator round Hanny's shoulders.A Little Girl in Old New York | Amanda Millie Douglas
She sat on the edge of her chair, with her hands deep in its pockets, her black knit "fascinator" fallen back from her hair.Christmas | Zona Gale
The jettatore di bambini (fascinator of children) is the most dreaded of all.
He saw the gay fascinator coming about his house; but he was too proud and dignified to interfere.Macleod of Dare | William Black
British Dictionary definitions for fascinator
a lightweight, decorative head covering worn by women on formal occasions
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