noun \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


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