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tr.v. coif·fured, coif·fur·ing, coif·fures
To arrange or dress (hair).
[French, from coiffer, to coif; see coiffeur.]
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coiffure(kwɑːˈfjʊə; French kwafyr)
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairstyle
2. (Clothing & Fashion) an obsolete word for headdress
(Hairdressing & Grooming) (tr) to dress or arrange (the hair)
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n., pl. -fures, n.
1. a style of arranging the hair.v.t.
2. to arrange (hair) in a coiffure.
[1625–35; < French coiffer to dress the hair (see coif1)]
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Past participle: coiffured
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A hairstyle, especially an elaborate one.
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|Noun||1.||coiffure - the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)|
rat - a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
beehive - a hairdo resembling a beehive
bouffant - a woman's hairstyle in which the hair gives a puffy appearance
haircut - the style in which hair has been cut
bob - a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
wave - a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
chignon - a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
marcel - a hairdo characterized by deep regular waves that are made by a heated curling iron
pageboy - a smooth hair style with the ends of the hair curled inward
pompadour - a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
ponytail - a hair style that draws the hair back so that it hangs down in back of the head like a pony's tail
roach - a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead
scalp lock - a long tuft of hair left on top of the shaven head
thatch - hair resembling thatched roofing material
|Verb||1.||coiffure - arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"|
bob - cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
wave - set waves in; "she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair"
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coiffure[kwɒˈfjʊəʳ] N → peinado m
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coiffure[kwɑːˈfjʊər] n → coiffure f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
a hairstyle. an elaborate coiffure. haarsnyer, barbier مُزيّن للنِّساء، مُصَفِّف لِشَعْر النِّساء коафьор penteado účes die Frisur frisure; coiffure κόμμωσηpeinado, tocado soeng آرایش موی زنانه hiustyyli coiffureתסרוקת बालों की शैली frizura frizura tata rambut hárgreiðsla acconciatura 髪型 (이발) 머리형 šukuosena frizūra gaya rambut kapselfrisyrefryzura دسر دو يښتانودجوړولو موډ يا ډول penteado coafură причёска účes pričeska frizura frisyr, koaffyr ทรงผม saç modeli, biçimi 髮型 зачіска بالوں کا ایک انداز kiểu tóc 头发式样
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