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hair·piece

 (hâr′pēs′)
n.
A covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used to conceal baldness or give shape to a coiffure.

hairpiece

(ˈhɛəˌpiːs)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a wig or toupee
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) Also called: postiche a section of extra hair attached to a woman's real hair to give it greater bulk or length

hair•piece

(ˈhɛərˌpis)

n.
a covering of false hair, as a toupee or fall, for concealing baldness or supplementing the existing hair.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hairpiece - a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornmenthairpiece - a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
Afro-wig - a wig that gives the appearance of an Afro hairdo
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
switch - hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure
toupe, toupee - a small hairpiece to cover partial baldness
wig - hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair

hairpiece

noun wig, toupee, rug (slang), syrup (slang), postiche, switch for years he wore a hairpiece both on and off screen
Translations

hairpiece

[ˈhɛəpiːs] Npostizo m, tupé m; (= false plait) → trenza f postiza

hairpiece

[ˈhɛərpiːs] npostiche m

hairpiece

[ˈhɛəˌpiːs] ntoupet m inv
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A mix-up in the costume department meant the blonde hairpiece she wears as Peggy Mitchell in EastEnders was accidentally sent to the set of Night & Day.
He is reported as claiming his hairpiece split and had to be patched up with double-sided sticky tape.
When he first opened the Canton salon, wigs and hairpieces were high fashion and a shampoo and set as well as hire of a hairpiece of your choice would cost 22s 6d, (pounds 1.
Referring to speculation Mr Fabricant wears a hairpiece, Mr Prescott quipped, to Labour laughter: "It may well be a case of hair today, gone tomorrow
I remember seeing the old guy in the grocery store with the nice blue suit and the two toned hairpiece.
99 @ Boots ce Clip a hairpiece under your own hair at the nape of your neck.
Troy Polamalu just now realizes that opponents aren't afraid to run their fingers through his Diana Ross hairpiece in an effort to take him down?
Ms Shaw's main worry when it comes to, er, getting into bed each night is how to get her new hairpiece out - and still look sexy for Darren.
WEE Jimmy Krankie was forced to buy a new wig after his lovestruck cat eloped with his 25- year-old hairpiece.
I wore a hairpiece to school, and everyone thought my hair was real--until I did a quick dance move in gym.
THE bald truth behind Barry Wedgwood's hairpiece can be revealed by the Sunday Mercury today.
49 by Lee Stafford @ Boots Hook one end of plait hairpiece to ponytail band and wrap around with own ponytail for an oversized bun.