croquignole

play
noun cro·qui·gnole \ˈkrō-kə-ˌnōl also -kən-ˌyōl\

Definition of croquignole

  1. :  a method used in waving the hair by winding it on curlers from the ends of the hair toward the scalp

Origin and Etymology of croquignole

French, light blow, fillip


First Known Use: 1932

Learn More about croquignole


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up croquignole? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

capable of being altered or controlled

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!