HyperDic: postiche

English > 2 senses of the word postiche:
NOUNartifactpostiche, hairpiece, false haira covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
artifactpostiche, fake, shamsomething that is a counterfeit
English > postiche: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment.
Synonymshairpiece, false hair
NarrowerAfro-wigA wig that gives the appearance of an Afro hairdo
switchhairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair
toupee, toupeA small hairpiece to cover partial baldness
wighairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair
Broaderattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
Spanishañadido, bisoñé, cabellera, postizo
Catalanpostís
English > postiche: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningSomething that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be.
Synonymsfake, sham
NarrowerPotemkin villageSomething that seems impressive but in fact lacks substance
fake bookA fake in the form of an imitation book
BroaderimitationSomething copied or derived from an original
Spanishimpostura
Catalanimpostura

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