Definition of hairpiece in English:


Syllabification: hair·piece
Pronunciation: /ˈhe(ə)rˌpēs


  • A quantity or switch of detached hair used to augment a person’s natural hair.
    More example sentences
    • This also looks a lot better than trying to hide your hair loss with a hairpiece or toupee.
    • Toupees and hairpieces aren't cheap either, and they're high maintenance.
    • Lisa's refusing to wear false hairpieces of any description, but she's compensating by wearing a pair of boots which her mother has declared to be ‘very Elvis-like’.

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