Definition of coiffure noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kwɑːˈfjʊə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//kwɑːˈfjʊr//
(from French, formal or humorous) Describing hair
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the way in which a person’s hair is arranged synonym hairstyle See related entries: Describing hair Word Originmid 17th cent.: French, from coiffer ‘arrange the hair’, in Old French ‘cover with a coif’, coife ‘headdress’, from late Latin cofia ‘helmet’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coiffure