• IPA: /ˈhɛlmɪt/, /ˈhɛlmət/

helmet (plural helmets)

  1. A protective head covering, usually part of armour.
  2. That which resembles a helmet in form, position, etc.
    1. The upper part of a chemist's retort.
    2. The hood-shaped upper sepal or petal of some flowers, as of the monkshood or the snapdragon.
    3. A naked shield or protuberance on the top or fore part of the head of a bird.
    4. (heraldry) The feature above a shield on a coat of arms.
    5. The glans penis.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Verb

helmet (helmets, present participle helmeting; past and past participle helmeted)

  1. (transitive) To cover with, or as if with, a helmet.

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.005
Offline English dictionary