postiche

Definitions of postiche
  1. noun
    something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    synonyms: fake, sham
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    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
  2. noun
    a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
    synonyms: false hair, hairpiece
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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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