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Definition of "coiffure" [coif•fure]

  • A hairstyle. (noun)
  • To arrange or dress (hair). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coiffure" in a sentence
  • "Wig makers have copied it and now some ladies wear what they call coiffure la Franklina Franklin hairstyle."
  • "Her signature fiery coiffure is impervious to circumstantial weather!)"
  • "Her coiffure was a simple wreath of sardines on a string."