[ kroh-kuh-nohl, -kin-yohl ]

  1. a method of waving the hair by curling it around metal rods from the ends inward toward the scalp.

Origin of croquignole

1930–35; <French: light blow on the head or nose, small crunchy biscuit, apparently derivative of croquer to crunch (see croquette), though formation is unclear
  • Also called croquignole wave .

Words Nearby croquignole Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024