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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

fascinate +‎ -or

NounEdit

fascinator ‎(plural fascinators)

  1. A fascinating person
    • 2009, January 18, “Charles Isherwood”, in Hedda Forever: An Antiheroine for the Ages:
      A more repellent personality would be hard to imagine, and yet Hedda Gabler is one of the eternal fascinators of the world stage.
  2. A delicate, often frivolous head decoration worn on the hair, primarily by women
  3. (dated, US) A type of wool or lace headscarf

ReferencesEdit

  • "Fascinator", page 362 in Dictionary of American Regional English, volume 2, 1985.

See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

fascinātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of fascinō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of fascinō

ReferencesEdit

  • fascinator in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fascinator in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
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