coiffeuse

noun
coif·​feuse | \ kwä-ˈfərz How to pronounce coiffeuse (audio) , -ˈfəz, -ˈfyüz, -ˈfüz How to pronounce coiffeuse (audio) \

Definition of coiffeuse

: a woman who is a hairdresser

First Known Use of coiffeuse

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coiffeuse

borrowed from French, from coiffer "to arrange (hair)" + -euse, feminine agent suffix — more at coiffure, chanteuse

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The first known use of coiffeuse was in 1864

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“Coiffeuse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coiffeuse. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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