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Definitions of toupee

  1. a small hairpiece to cover partial baldness
  2. Alt. of Toupet
  3. A kind of peruke; an artificial lock of hair; a curl.

Usage examples for toupee

  1. 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
  2. There, advancing in a string, were Daffy, her elder sister, Theodore, her younger brother, and the dog Toupee. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. If his polished brown toupee had been better fitted, he would have been positively handsome. – Get Out of Our Skies! by E. K. Jarvis
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