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Meaning of "chignon" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHIGNON

From French, from Old French chaignon link, from chainechain; influenced also by Old French tignon coil of hair, from tigne, moth, from Latin tinea moth.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHIGNON

chignon  [ˈʃiːnjɒn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHIGNON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chignon is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHIGNON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of chignon in the English dictionary

The definition of chignon in the dictionary is an arrangement of long hair in a roll or knot at the back of the head.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHIGNON


bouillon
ˈbuːjɒn
bourguignon
ˈbɜːɡɪnˌjɒn
bourguignonne
ˌbɜːɡɪnˈjɒn
court-bouillon
ˈkʊətˈbuːjɒn
mignon
ˈmɪnjɒn
pinyon
piːˈnjɒn
sabayon
ˌsæbaɪˈjɒn
yon
jɒn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHIGNON

chiffon
chiffonade
chiffonier
chiffonnier
chiffony
chifforobe
Chifley
chigetai
chigga
chigger
chignoned
chigoe
Chigwell
Chihli
Chihuahua
chik
chikara
chilblain
chilblained
child

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHIGNON

Agnon
anon
Avignon
boeuf bourguignon
Cabernet Sauvignon
cannon
canon
cedar of Lebanon
champignon
filet mignon
Lebanon
Lennon
lorgnon
magnon
McKinnon
Menon
phenomenon
rognon
Shannon
xenon

Synonyms and antonyms of chignon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chignon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHIGNON

Find out the translation of chignon to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chignon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chignon» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

发髻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chignon
570 millions of speakers

English

chignon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

chignon
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

العقدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шиньон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chignon
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কবরী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chignon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Chignon
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

chignon
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シニョン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

chignon
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Chignon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

búi tóc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பின்னல் முடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिगोना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şiynon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chignon
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kok
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шиньйон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

coc
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

σινιόν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

chignon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

chignon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

chignon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chignon

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIGNON»

The term «chignon» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.530 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIGNON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chignon

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHIGNON»

Discover the use of chignon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chignon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bamboo Shoots After the Rain: Contemporary Stories by Women ...
THE. CHIGNON. Ch'i. Chün. Translated by Jane Parish Young CH'I CHÜN is the pen name of Pan Hsi-tsen. Born in 1918 on the mainland in Chekiang Province, Ch'i Chun graduated from the Chinese Language Department of Tse Kiang ...
Ann C. Carver, Sung-Sheng Yvonne Chang, 1993
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English Comedy
Enter CHIGNON. Chignon. [Aside.] Ma foi, la voila — I will lose no time to pay my addresse — Now for de humble maniere, and de unperplex assurance of my contree [Botaing with a French shrug. — Miss ALTON turning over music books.]  ...
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Living Age ...
merely expressing position, may do well enough for lshogo, where dress and language are restrained within the sim lest elements, and where, in fact, very ittle more than a chignon and a necklace is re%uired for ordmary promenade costume.
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Beauty: The New Basics
According to Liell Hilligoss, resident chignon expert and stylist at the Avon Centre Spa and Salon in New York City, "The classic chignon looks sleek and beautifully groomed, but if you want it to look younger, fresher, and less formal, let the ...
Rona Berg, 2001
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Operative Obstetrics, Second Edition
So, even if the cup is applied to the median flexing point, the chignon may be seen to be in a paramedian or deflexing position after a delivery that was accompanied by a significant degree of angular traction. In the third study from this group ...
Larry C. Gilstrap, F. Cunningham, J. Peter Van Dorsten, M.D., 2002
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The Living Age ...
Show me your chignon and 1 will tell you what you are,” appears to be at first a wild parody upon a sensible proverb, but there is as much truth in the parody as in the primitive saw. If chignons increase and multiply we see no reason why a ...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays which are ...
I request, Mr. Chignon, you will de-, v,o_te your ambition to your own_part of the compli-_ ment. ' ' ' ' ' ' Mr. Als. [Without.] Where is my daughter? Miss Alton. Is that Mr. Alscrip's voice, Mr. Chignon ? It's awkward for me to meet him before ...
Mrs. Inchbald, 1808
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Milady Standard Updos
The chignon is one of the most popular updos. Many famous women have worn this hairstyle, including Diana Ross, Eva Peron, Sara Jessica Parker, Jennifer Lopez, and the list goes on. It is a very elegant hairstyle but it can also be edgy.
Timothy Johnson, 2014
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Il Santuario Di Santa Venera a Paestum
Back of wreath and chignon at nape of neck are added by hand. Fragment of drapery added by hand at base of neck to secure head to body remains in back. Incised lines mark juncture between chin and neck and Venus ring on lower pan of ...
John Griffiths Pedley, Rebecca Miller Ammerman, Mario Torelli, 2002
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Sam Henry's Songs of the People
Oh, there's a young damsel named Mary M'Call Was invited the other night for to go to a ball, In order to make her look handsome and fine, She'd a chignon before and another behind. There's an old cobbler's daughter lives over the way, She ...
Gale Huntington, Lani Herrmann, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHIGNON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chignon is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher wedding details: the dress, the …
Mila was radiant in a strapless tulle dress with crystal beading and a low-cut back, with her hair swept back in a chignon. Meanwhile, Ashton ... «HELLO! Canada, Jul 15»
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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis' secret wedding: all the details
Mila was radiant in a strapless tulle dress with crystal beading and a low-cut back, with her hair swept back in a chignon. Meanwhile, Ashton ... «hellomagazine.com, Jul 15»
3
200 Top Collectors 2015. La lista di ARTNews
... come Wang Zhongjun che ha acquistato un Picasso (Femme au Chignon Dans un Fauteuil) per $ 30 milioni da Sotheby's lo scorso maggio e ... «ArtsLife, Jul 15»
4
Pippa Middleton Wears Floral Suzannah Dress To Wimbledon Just …
She wore a cream Emilia Wickstead coat dress with a high neck and long skirt, with her hair in a low chignon under a white Jane Taylor hat. «Fashion & Style, Jul 15»
5
Eva Longoria channels her inner senorita with gorgeous spanish …
... the beauty points when she stepped out at the Global Gift Gala in Marbella on Sunday (5 July) rocking this gorge chignon and red lip combo! «Reveal, Jul 15»
6
Prince George Stole the Show in Red Shorts at Sister Charlotte's …
It is unusual to see Middleton with her hair up during the day, but her low chignon was sophisticated and traditional — a complement to the ... «Fashionista, Jul 15»
7
Gorgeous Celeb Wedding Dresses You Can't Miss (PHOTOS)
in a body-hugging white gown with a beaded bodice and high neckline, she pinned a long veil into her low chignon and added diamond drop ... «PEOPLE StyleWatch, Jul 15»
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The Importance Of Being Earnest and The Trial: Theatre reviews
Instead he has decided to don a chignon as Wilde's doughty dowager in a performance that is so pantomime dame, so staccato and lacking in ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Laura Whitmore looks lovely in lace at the London Grand Prix Ball!
When it came to her tresses, Laura kept to the stunning ethereal theme and scooped her glossy locks back into a messy chignon bun. «Reveal, Jul 15»
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The Bun Alternative You've Been Waiting For
It's not quite a bun or a chignon—it's a low rolled-up hairstyle that's got a lovely vintage quality to it. To re-create it, split your hair into two ... «Glamour, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Chignon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chignon>. Dec 2019 ».
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