Usage examples for toupee

  1. He slowly raised his hand and set his right index finger upon the toupee and scratched meditatively through the mesh- scratched carefully, having accustomed himself to handling his boughten hair with cautious touch. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  2. She is tall, and looks the taller because her powdered hair is turned backward over a toupee, and surmounted by lace and ribbons. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  3. They were keeping Tab on Clara's Age, too, and began to think that she would land on the Bargain Counter, and have to be satisfied with a Widower who wore a Toupee and dyed his Eyebrows. – More Fables by George Ade
  4. His toupee, when he first flashed it, had signified much. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  5. They both saw there was no way for her to put on the toupee again. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  6. They all called it Toupee because it was like one, but the name was forbidden in her father's hearing. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  7. They had, but it went like a toupee in a wind tunnel. – And All the Earth a Grave by Carroll M. Capps (AKA C.C. MacApp)
  8. The nightcap hid the bald spot from which the lofty toupee had been removed. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  9. Vaniman found that a towel was bound tightly across the bearded mouth; the young man even ran his hand over the bald pate, now divested of its toupee. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  10. Which was why the whole family, with the exception of Mrs. Pope, of course, stuck to Toupee.... – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  11. There, advancing in a string, were Daffy, her elder sister, Theodore, her younger brother, and the dog Toupee. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  12. The woman, with another gesture, drew off the aviator's cap she had worn; she pulled away the tight- fitting toupee that had been drawn over her head and that had masked her hair under its masculine disguise. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  13. Toupee, after a preliminary refusal to enter, made a determined attempt on the best seat, from which he would be able to bark in a persistent, official manner at anything that passed. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  14. If his polished brown toupee had been better fitted, he would have been positively handsome. – Get Out of Our Skies! by E. K. Jarvis