noun, plural coif·fures [kwah-fyoo rz; French kwa-fyr] /kwɑˈfyʊərz; French kwaˈfür/.
verb (used with object), coif·fured [kwah-fyoo rd] /kwɑˈfyʊərd/, coif·fur·ing [kwah-fyoo r-ing] /kwɑˈfyʊər ɪŋ/.
Examples from the Web for coiffure
Be very careful, when dressing for a ball, that the hair is firmly fastened, and the coiffure properly adjusted.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
In the cab Clancy wondered if the snow that had fallen upon her hair would melt and disarrange her coiffure.Find the Woman|Arthur Somers Roche
Still this coiffure—for as such it must be designated—is to be found more or less throughout the master's career.The Earlier Work of Titian|Claude Phillips
She does not affect the fashion in coiffure, and generally is a little behind the fashion in dress.The White Peacock|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Eyes, two and three were busy seeing if her coiffure was right and eyes one, six and seven were having their lids tweezed.Death of a B.E.M.|Berkeley Livingston
British Dictionary definitions for coiffure
Word Origin and History for coiffure
"style or fashion of wearing the hair," 1630s, from French coiffure, from coiffer (see coiffeur).