Definition of hairpiece
1 : supplementary hair (such as a switch) used in some feminine coiffures
2 : toupee 1
Examples of hairpiece in a Sentence
if no one had told me he wore a hairpiece, I would have thought his hair was his own
Recent Examples of hairpiece from the Web
Much of the budget — and a hefty slice of the creative energy — seems to have gone into the dozens of wigs and hairpieces.
The younger candidate's stamina draws a stark contrast to Frank Underwood, who has come down with a cough and whose hairpiece situation gets grayer by the day.
It is being called the Please Go Away (PGA) Protest, using the hashtag #dumptrump and featuring a logo of a Trump hairpiece on top of a KitchenAid mixer.
Her Maidenhair Fern tiara and hairpiece were handmade by Robinson Pelham.
Middleton's ensemble also included a Maidenhair Fern tiara with matching hairpiece handmade by Robinson Pelham and Manolo Blahnik pumps in ivory satin with bespoke pearl detailing.
Hairpieces were clipped to the back of the head; big headbands had hair attached to them.
The decision to do away with the hairpieces is that of John Bercow, who has served as Speaker of the House of Commons since 2009.
By my lights, the yellow pelt sitting on Alec Baldwin’s head has taken on a golden glow since Trump moved into the Oval Office, a suggestion, perhaps, that POTUS might like to upgrade his hairpiece to match the rest of his new Midas décor.
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First Known Use of hairpiece
HAIRPIECE Defined for English Language Learners
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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