hairpiece

noun hair·piece \ ˈher-ˌpēs \
Updated on: 23 Nov 2017

Definition of hairpiece

1 : supplementary hair (such as a switch) used in some feminine coiffures
2 : toupee 1

Examples of hairpiece in a Sentence

  1. if no one had told me he wore a hairpiece, I would have thought his hair was his own

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First Known Use of hairpiece

1926

hairpiece Synonyms

Synonyms
rug [slang], toupee, wig
Related Words
fright wig; extension, fall, postiche, switch, wiglet

HAIRPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

hairpiece

noun

Definition of hairpiece for English Language Learners

  • : a section of real or false hair that is worn to cover a bald spot on your head or to make your hair look longer, thicker, or a different color



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