- a fringe of curled or frizzed hair, usually artificial, worn on the forehead by women.
Origin of frisette
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Frizette′, Frisette′, a cluster of small curls worn over the forehead.
This attractive peculiarity was more apparent than ever to-day, the frizette having been caught by a bough in the woods.Bluebell
Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
- a variant spelling of frisette
- 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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