hairstyle — see hairstyle
- (transitive) to style or arrange hair
- 1996 August 23, Ted Shen, “Angel Dust”, in Chicago Reader:
- Perfectly coiffured and seemingly imperturbable, Setsuko approaches madness as her psychological and sexual insecurities are dredged up by confrontations with her past and mind games with the suspected murderer.
- 1920, E. Phillips Oppenheim, The Great Impersonation:
- Her eyes seldom left for long the other end of the table, where Stephanie, at Dominey's left hand, with her crown of exquisitely coiffured red-gold hair, her marvellous jewellery, her languorous grace of manner, seemed more like one of the beauties of an ancient Venetian Court than a modern Hungarian Princess gowned in the Rue de la Paix.
- 1915, E. Phillips Oppenheim, Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo:
- Her hair was far less elaborately coiffured and her toilette less magnificent than the toilettes of the women by whom she was surrounded.
- 1842, Edgcumbe Staley, The Tragedies of the Medici:
- Her attire is rich, she wears costly jewels, and her hair is tastefully coiffured.
coiffure f (plural coiffures)
- “coiffure” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).