Dictionary

coiffure

coiffure

noun coif·fure \kwä-ˈfyr\

: a way of cutting and arranging someone's hair

Full Definition of COIFFURE

:  a style or manner of arranging the hair

Examples of COIFFURE

  1. <with his flashy suit and carefully sculpted coiffure, he looks like a slick car dealer>

Origin of COIFFURE

French, from coiffer to cover with a coif, arrange (hair), from coife, from Old French
First Known Use: circa 1631

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, cowlick, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: coiffuredPrevious Word in the Dictionary: coiffeuseAll Words Near: coiffure
February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears