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Definitions for postiche
pɔˈstiʃ, pɒ-pos·tiche

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hairpiece, false hair, postichenoun

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

  2. fake, sham, postichenoun

    something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be

Wiktionary

  1. postichenoun

    Any item of false hair worn on the head or face, such as a false beard or wig.

  2. Etymology: From postiche.

Wikipedia

  1. postiche

    A wig is a head or hair accessory made from human hair, animal hair, or synthetic fiber. The word wig is short for periwig, which makes its earliest known appearance in the English language in William Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Some people wear wigs to disguise baldness; a wig may be used as a less intrusive and less expensive alternative to medical therapies for restoring hair or for a religious reason.

ChatGPT

  1. postiche

    Postiche is a term that refers to a piece of false hair such as wig, toupee, hairpiece or hair extension. It is used in theatrical, film or personal use to alter or enhance a person's appearance by providing additional hair where needed or by covering the individual's natural hair.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Postiche

    pos-tēsh′, adj. added after the work is finished. [Fr.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of postiche in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of postiche in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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