frizette

[fri-zet]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. frivol,
  2. frivolity,
  3. frivolous,
  4. frivolously,
  5. friz,
  6. frizz,
  7. frizzante,
  8. frizzle,
  9. frizzly,
  10. frizzy

frisette

or fri·zette

[fri-zet]

noun

a fringe of curled or frizzed hair, usually artificial, worn on the forehead by women.

Origin of frisette

From French, dating back to 1810–20; see origin at frisé, -ette

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British Dictionary definitions for frizette

frizette

noun

a variant spelling of frisette

frisette

frizette

noun

a curly or frizzed fringe, often an artificial hairpiece, worn by women on the forehead

Word Origin for frisette

C19: from French, literally: little curl, from friser to curl, shrivel up, probably from frire to fry 1

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