postiche

Definitions of postiche
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n something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be

Synonyms:
fake, sham
Types:
fake book
a fake in the form of an imitation book; used to fill bookcases of people who wish to appear scholarly
Potemkin village
something that seems impressive but in fact lacks substance
Type of:
imitation
something copied or derived from an original

n a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment

Synonyms:
false hair, hairpiece
Types:
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Afro-wig
a wig that gives the appearance of an Afro hairdo
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
grizzle
a grey wig
horsehair wig
a wig made of horsehair
periwig, peruke
a wig for men that was fashionable in the 17th and 18th centuries
Type of:
attire, dress, garb
clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

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