- toulouse-lautrec, henri de,
- tour d'horizon,
- tour de force,
- tour en l'air,
- tour jeté
Origin of toupee
Examples from the Web for toupee
His feet were by no means dainty, his coat was a dirty looking dappled-white, and his mane so attenuated it needed a toupee.Missy|Dana Gatlin
"Stow it, Toupee," said Theodore, and caught the hold-all in time.
If you boys dont stop talking about my toupee, complained Don Ernesto, one day, I shall have no peace at all.The Radio Boys' Search for the Inca's Treasure|Gerald Breckenridge
Mr. Magnet and Toupee had gone to stare at the monoplane; they were presently joined by the odd-job man in an interrogative mood.
They all called it Toupee because it was like one, but the name was forbidden in her father's hearing.
Word Origin for toupee
1727, from French toupet "tuft of hair, forelock," diminutive formed from Old French toupe "tuft," from Frankish *top, related to top (n.1) "highest point." Originally an artificial curl or lock on the top of the head; a style, not necessarily a compensation for baldness. In 18c., also sometimes used of a person who wears a toupee. Slang short form toup is recorded from 1959.