Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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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

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

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