?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Word of the Day 01/03/19 Postiche

Postiche (adjective, noun)
postiche [paw-steesh, po-]


adjective
1. superadded, especially inappropriately, as a sculptural or architectural ornament.
2. artificial, counterfeit, or false.

noun
3. an imitation or substitute.
4. pretense; sham.
5. a false hairpiece.

Related Words for postiche
hairpiece, toupee, rug, periwig, peruke, postiche

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1850–55; < French < Italian apposticcio < Vulgar Latin *appositīcius added to. See apposite, -itious

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

Profile

Little comm. that could
1_million_words
One Million Words

Tags

Latest Month

November 2019
S M T W T F S
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow