postiche definition

  • noun:
    • some thing untrue; a sham.
    • a tiny hairpiece; a toupee.
    • anything of false locks used regarding head or face, eg a false beard or wig.
    • something that is a counterfeit; not exactly what it appears to be
    • a covering or bunch of man or synthetic hair utilized for disguise or adornment
  • others:
    • Superadded; done following the work is done: noting a superadded decoration of sculpture or architecture, particularly when improper or in untrue style. Also postique.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "postiche"
  • Urban Dictionary for "postiche"
90 votes

How would you define postiche?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!