What is another word for coiffure?

Pronunciation: [kˈɔ͡ɪfjʊ͡ə] (IPA)

Coiffure is a term used to refer to one's hairstyle or hairdo. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of coiffure, depending on the context. The term "haircut" can be used to refer to a specific style or length of hair. "Hairstyle" is another synonym that can be used to describe how one's hair is arranged or styled. "Hair arrangement" is a more specific synonym that is often used to describe the intricate designs worn by some individuals. "Hairdo" is another commonly used synonym for coiffure which can describe any type of hairstyle. Lastly, the term "hair grooming" can be used to describe the overall care and maintenance of one's hair.

Synonyms for Coiffure:

What are the hypernyms for Coiffure?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Coiffure

Such materials are used at all events among the well-to-do for skirt, bodice, kerchief, and coiffure.
"Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
W. C. Scully
Meanwhile the indefiniteness remains, and the limits of variation are really much wider than any one would imagine from the sameness of women's coiffure, and the favourite love stories in prose and verse."
"George Eliot"
Mathilde Blind
A shake of the head too quickly and the coiffure was imperilled; the movements that came within the prescribed circle of dignity within the circle of the crinoline were all of a rhythmical order.
"George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians"
T. Martin Wood

Famous quotes with Coiffure

  • I was born to be an editor, I always edit everything. I edit my room at least once a week. Hotels are made for me. I can change a hotel room so thoroughly that even its proprietor doesn't recognize it... I edit people's clothes, dressing them infallibly in the right lines... I change everyone's coiffure — except those that please me — and these I gaze at with such satisfaction that I become suspect, I edit people's tones of voice, their laughter, their words. I change their gestures, their photographs. I change the books I read, the music I hear... It's this incessant, unavoidable observation, this need to distinguish and impose, that has made me an editor. I can't make things. I can only revise what has been made.
    Margaret Caroline Anderson
  • Some have felt that these blundering lives are due to the inconvenient indefiniteness with which the Supreme Power has fashioned the natures of women: if there were one level of feminine incompetence as strict as the ability to count three and no more, the social lot of women might be treated with scientific certitude. Meanwhile the indefiniteness remains, and the limits of variation are really much wider than any one would imagine from the sameness of women's coiffure and the favorite love-stories in prose and verse.Here and there is born a Saint Theresa, foundress of nothing, whose loving heart-beats and sobs after an unattained goodness tremble off and are dispersed among hindrances, instead of centring in some long-recognizable deed.
    George Eliot
  • For when we are interested in the beauty of a thing, the oftener we can see it the better; but when we are interested only by the story of a thing, we get tired of hearing the same tale told over and over again, and stopping always at the same point — we want a new story presently, a newer and better one — and the picture of the day, and novel of the day, become as ephemeral as the coiffure or the bonnet of the day. Now this spirit is wholly adverse to the existence of any lovely art. If you mean to throw it aside to-morrow, you can never have it to-day.
    John Ruskin

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