What is another word for postiche?

Pronunciation: [pə͡ʊstˈiːʃ] (IPA)

Postiche is a term used for wigs or hairpieces that are worn to enhance one's look. There are several synonyms for the term postiche, including hair extensions, toupee, hairpiece, false hair, and wig. Hair extensions are added to the natural hair to make it appear longer or thicker, while toupees are small hairpieces worn by balding men to cover their head. A hairpiece can refer to any type of accessory worn in the hair, while false hair is a general term for any type of artificial hair. A wig is a complete head covering that can be made of human hair or synthetic materials. Regardless of the synonym used, postiches are always designed to enhance one's appearance and can be a great way to achieve a fresh look.

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What are the hypernyms for Postiche?

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

Usage examples for Postiche

"No, I rather like her-so I suggested she should give her own poor locks a rest and have an artistic postiche made with mine; it made two, one to come and one to go-to the hairdresser.
"Jan and Her Job"
L. Allen Harker
I have a fragment of their plaster postiche copying the close-grained Egyptian granite; the oily lustre of the quartz is so fresh and the peculiar structure of the rock, with its mica scintillations, so admirably rendered as to deceive, after two thousand years, the eye of a trained mineralogist.
"Old Calabria"
Norman Douglas

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