- a man who is a hairdresser.
Examples from the Web for coiffeur
Her hair was dazzlingly yellow, and arranged with all the stiffness of the coiffeur's art.The Avenger
E. Phillips Oppenheim
She had on all her old lace, and my coiffeur did her hair beautifully.The Smart Set
We shared the same manicurist, milliner, modiste, and coiffeur.Memoirs of a Midget
Walter de la Mare
It was to ride to Sonnay, to tell the coiffeur there to come to Lancilly early to-morrow.Angelot
She was "out," so it was dressed high on her head by a French coiffeur.The Village of Youth
- a hairdresser
Word Origin and History for coiffeur
1847, from French coiffeur "hairdresser," from coiffer "to dress hair," from Old French coife, originally, "inner part of the helmet" (see coif (n.)). A woman hairdresser would be properly a coiffeuse.