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hairpiece

[ hair-pees ]
/ ˈhɛərˌpis /
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noun

a toupee.

RELATED WORDS

rug, periwig, peruke, postiche

Nearby words

hairif, hairless, hairline, hairline fracture, hairnet, hairpiece, hairpin, hairsbreadth, hairsplitting, hairspray, hairspring

Origin of hairpiece

First recorded in 1935–40; hair + piece
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British Dictionary definitions for hairpiece

hairpiece

/ (ˈhɛəˌpiːs) /

noun

a wig or toupee
Also called: postiche a section of extra hair attached to a woman's real hair to give it greater bulk or length
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