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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck.

Usage examples (35)
  • The word chignon, in the language of society, denotes that prominence of the cranium which is to be seen at the back of ladies 'heads.
  • Have fun at the party (if you head survives the chignon, that is). pierre l |
  • It was the style to wear at that time what was called "chignon" or waterfall.
  • But this time I put my hair up in a sleek chignon. for more
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