[ kwahft ]
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  1. (of the hair) arranged or combed in a coiffure; styled: An elderly lady with perfectly coiffed hair had just stepped out of the elevator.

Origin of coiffed

First recorded in 1520–30 (in spelling coifed); coif2 + -ed3
  • Also coifed [kwahft] /kwɑft/ . Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use coiffed in a sentence

  • She held it out at arm's length, her tightly-coifed, gargoyle-head on one side.

    Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
  • Margot Poins knelt at her side, her face hidden in the Queen's lap, her two arms stretched out beyond her grey coifed head.

    The Fifth Queen Crowned | Ford Madox Ford
  • But the women, not so handsome nor so elegantly coifed as the men, were excluded from a share in the toast.

    The Pacific Triangle | Sydney Greenbie
  • Miss Sally directed a critical glance at her handmaiden's red-coifed head.

  • Velvet-eyed girls coifed with bands, wonderfully handsome and peculiarly dressed, assemble there on certain religious feast-days.