chignon


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chi·gnon

 (shēn-yŏn′, shēn′yŏn′)
n.
A roll or knot of hair worn at the back of the head or especially at the nape of the neck.

[French, from Old French chaignon, chain, collar, nape, from Vulgar Latin *catēniō, from Latin catēna, chain.]
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chignon

(ˈʃiːnjɒn; French ʃiɲɔ̃)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) an arrangement of long hair in a roll or knot at the back of the head
[C18: from French, from Old French chaignon link, from chaine chain; influenced also by Old French tignon coil of hair, from tigne, moth, from Latin tinea moth]
ˈchignoned adj
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chi•gnon

(ˈʃin yɒn)

n.
a large smooth twist, roll, or knot of hair worn by women at the nape of the neck or the back of the head.
[1775–85; < French: nape, roll of hair at nape]
chi′gnoned, adj.
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chignon

A roll of hair gathered at the back of a woman’s head.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chignon - a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle - the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
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Translations

chignon

[ˈʃiːnjɔ̃ːŋ] Nmoño m
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chignon

[ˈʃiːnjɒn] n (= bun) → chignon m
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chignon

nNackenknoten m, → Chignon m
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chignon

[ˈʃiːnjɒn] nchignon m inv
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References in classic literature ?
Her dress was not uncomfortable anywhere; her lace berthe did not droop anywhere; her rosettes were not crushed nor torn off; her pink slippers with high, hollowed-out heels did not pinch, but gladdened her feet; and the thick rolls of fair chignon kept up on her head as if they were her own hair.
"Yes--I gave you time enough: my hair wouldn't go," Madame Olenska said, raising her hand to the heaped-up curls of her chignon. "But that reminds me: I see Dr.
One of the locks of her chignon had become loosened and hung on her neck; she looked haggard and almost old.
The two black feathers on the dingy bonnet, which usually affected the attitude of two notes of interrogation, changed into two notes of exclamation; as for the bonnet itself, it swayed in menace on the old lady's tempestuous chignon. Surprise, indignation, protest and dismay were furthermore displayed by little Meg's mother in a sort of extravagant movement of offended virtue, half bound, half slide, that brought her right under the nose of M.
When Blanche's eyes turned on Arnold after her uncle had gone out, not even the hideous fashionable disfigurements of the inflated "chignon" and the tilted hat could destroy the triple charm of youth, beauty, and tenderness beaming in her face.
Surely it is an irreconcilable existential paradox that one country can claim monopoly on the messy updo and the chignon?
For the royal banquet, Melania wore a splendid ivory Dior gown and elbow length gloves, with her hair twisted into a chignon. The First Lady..
According to (https://people.com/royals/meghan-markle-messy-bun/) People , Markle broke protocol when she stepped out with the hairstyle that was a far cry from Kate Middleton's classic chignon.
The second course is paired with a glass of Chignon Charles Gonnet.
We had a chat withGreat Lengthsextension specialist,Kirby Hickey, to find out the quickest and easiest way to recreate Meghan's chic chignon at home...
The loose chignon - as the Duchess of Sussex herself modelled, this is an iconic style that will always be on trend.
Meanwhile, US hairdresser Serge Normant pulled her locks into a glossy chignon with face-framing tendrils - an elegant take on the messy bun that Meghan loves.