coiffed

[ kwahft ]
/ kwɑft /

adjective

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

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Also coifed [kwahft] /kwɑft/ .

Origin of coiffed

First recorded in 1520–30 (in spelling coifed); coif2 + -ed3
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for coiffed

  • Her dull yellow hair was coifed in the fashion of the early Stuarts.

    The Lady of Fort St. John|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • To deaden the sound of the bombs, she had coifed her head in a handkerchief, from which escaped her tangled hair, short and thin.

    An Eagle Flight|Jos Rizal
  • The eyes beneath the coifed brow with its fine network of wrinkles were adamant.

    The Lamp of Fate|Margaret Pedler