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WHAT DOES POSTICHE MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A wig is a head covering made from human hair, animal hair, or synthetic fiber that is worn for fashion or other reasons, including cultural tradition and religious observance. The word wig is short for periwig and first appeared in the English language around 1675. Some people wear wigs to disguise baldness; a wig may be used as a less intrusive and less expensive alternative to medical therapies for restoring hair. Wigs may also be used as an article of apparel, or to fulfill a religious obligation. Actors often wear costume wigs in order to portray characters.
The first definition of postiche in the dictionary is inappropriately applied; sham. Other definition of postiche is false or artificial; spurious.Postiche is also an imitation, counterfeit, or substitute.
The translations of postiche from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «postiche» in English.
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «postiche».
FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POSTICHE» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «postiche» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «postiche» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about postiche
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POSTICHE»
Discover the use of postiche in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to postiche and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Sexuation: SIC 3
the postiche look real. She demands respect as an absolute right. A true woman,
in contrast, reveals to man the absurdity of having. To a certain extent, she is
man's ruination. It is easier to be with a postiche woman, so that one can put
Renata Salecl, 2000
Wigs and Make-up for Theatre, Television, and Film
16 Name four precautions when cleaning and setting light-coloured postiche.
Colouring and perming postiche Hand-made real hair postiche Colouring and
perming can be carried out on postiche made of real human hair in much the
Patsy Baker, 1993
Special Make-up Effects for Stage & Screen: Making and ...
TYPES. AND. VARIETIES. OF. HAIR. When creating postiche for a character
makeup, various types of hair are often used: human hair, animal hair, and
synthetic hair. You might think that hair is hair, but there are very clear differences
in hair ...
Todd Debreceni, 2014
Make-up artists employed in the theatre must enjoy working with hair and
postiche (wigs and facial hair) as this will make up a large proportion of their
workload. Indeed, they are often referred to as wig masters or wig mistresses,
heading a ...
Julia Conway, 2004
Fashion, Work, and Politics in Modern France
By the end of the war, although they never really mastered the “dressing” of hair,
they were learning shampooing, teinture, and the placing of postiche—because,
Long explained, their customers demanded it. The war did not kill demand for ...
Steven Zdatny, 2006
Le Caniche de M. Postiche
Plaisir de lire.
Jane Belk Moncure
The Constitutional press
To abolish the Pope was his further intent, But that wary old gentleman wouldn't
consent, So on Paris's walls he stuck up an assiche, " I'm a son of the church,"
declared Cæsar Postiche. Cæsar Postiche thought how fine it would be, To
The Royal Dictionary, French and English, and English and ...
Un Nom postiche, a Jbam, or siHititui Ntme. Un Nez postiche, a filjt Ht Postillon,
S. M. ( Courier qui court la Poste) Ptftì'iin, or Ptì Boy. 03» Postillon d'un caresse à
six chevaux, the Ptstilitn os a Cta:h and six Postiqueiie. S. F. ( Tour de Malice d' ...
Abel Boyer, 1729
Le masque : une "inquiétante étrangeté":
complètent l'identité émiettée ou fêlée des personnages. Les personnages
masqués sont donc nombreux chez Millás mais nous allons nousintéresser
aujourd'hui àl'étrange cas de la moustache postiche dans leroman intitulé Tonto,
Philippe Meunier, Edgard Samper, 2013
Cinema and the Shoah
What Mr. Klein reveals to us is the subterranean rapport between the postiche/
future of the movie character and the disappearance of the Jewish body from the
European scene. A constant link ties the two devices in the film. The Jewish body
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POSTICHE»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term postiche is used in the context of the following news items.
Un garçon fait allonger ses cheveux pour une bonne cause
Cette fondation du Michigan offre aux enfants qui n'ont plus de cheveux pour différentes raisons, dont la chimiothérapie, une postiche tout à fait ... «TVA Nouvelles, Jun 15»
Cumbrian businesses signed Telegraph's controversial letter of …
... managing director of Totalpost, Sean Wright, director of Cumbria Tech Repair, Christine Finlayson owner of Carlisle Postiche, Tony Goddard ... «in-cumbria, Apr 15»
La 'coiffure' de Su Majestad, una historia interminable
Peor aún, con la ayuda de lo que mi abuela llamaba un 'postiche' habían vuelto a fabricarse un nido de gorriones escandinavos a lo heroína ... «El Mundo, Apr 15»
The 5000 small business owners supporting David Cameron and …
791 Christine Finlayson Owner Carlisle Postiche Ltd North West. 792 Iain A C Brown Principal Carlton Brown Associates Scotland. 793 Jason ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 15»
#Marseille : un mausolée, une église inscrits aux monuments …
L'église des Réformés porte un « postiche » néogothique sur l'ancienne chapelle des Augustins photographiée en 1865. photo robert terzian ... «Journal La Marseillaise, Apr 15»
Firm is hair today but not gone tomorrow
Banbury Postiche welcomed more than 30 people last Wednesday to tour the factory as well as to take a look at some items from wig making's ... «Banbury Guardian, Mar 15»
Warlow and company deliver a stunning Man of La Mancha
... stage for his masterwork, Warlow transforms himself with paste and postiche into the aged squire/knight errant. His transformation is magical, ... «DC Theatre Scene, Mar 15»
English Is Seldom at a Loss for Words
When it comes to beards and hair, a more obscure synonym for a Vandyke is pickdevant; and an old word for hairpiece is postiche. But more ... «Huffington Post, Dec 14»
Le ventre, ce grand tabou du corps féminin
Les fesses de la petite sœur de Kate Middleton ont été admirées lors du mariage royal anglais, même si Pippa a utilisé un postiche pour ... «Al Huffington Post, Nov 14»
Cambridge gymnast lands role as stunt double in film
... home gym, the Cambridge-raised brunette was prowling the bars and beams as a stunt double with a perilously-perched bleach postiche. «Waterloo Record, Nov 14»
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