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Meaning of "postiche" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD POSTICHE

From French, from Italian apposticcio (n), from Late Latin appositīcius (adj).
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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 POSTICHE

postiche  [pɒˈstiːʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POSTICHE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Postiche can act as a noun and an adjective.
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.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES POSTICHE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

postiche

Wig

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.

Definition of postiche in the English dictionary

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.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POSTICHE


babiche
bɑːˈbiːʃ
baksheesh
ˈbækʃiːʃ
Dalglish
dælˈɡliːʃ
fiche
fiːʃ
Ganesh
ɡæˈniːʃ
hasheesh
ˈhæʃiːʃ
hashish
ˈhæʃiːʃ
Laois
ˈliːʃ
leash
liːʃ
leish
liːʃ
Leix
liːʃ
Macleish
məˈkliːʃ
maxixe
məˈʃiːʃ
microfiche
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfiːʃ
pastiche
pæˈstiːʃ
potiche
pɒˈtiːʃ
quiche
kiːʃ
schottische
ʃɒˈtiːʃ
sheesh
ʃiːʃ
unleash
ʌnˈliːʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POSTICHE

postical
posticous
postie
postil
postilion
postillate
postillation
postillator
postilled
postiller
postilling
postillion
postimperial
postimpressionism
postimpressionist
postimpressionistic
postinaugural
postindustrial
postinfection
posting

WORDS THAT END LIKE POSTICHE

affiche
caliche
ceviche
corniche
eliche
Labiche
niche
nouveau riche
ouananiche
rime riche
seiche
seviche
subniche
ultrafiche

Synonyms and antonyms of postiche in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «postiche» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POSTICHE

Find out the translation of postiche to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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.

Translator English - Chinese

postiche
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

postiche
570 millions of speakers

English

postiche
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

postiche
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

postiche
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

postiche
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

postiço
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরচুলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

postiche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Postiche
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

postiche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

postiche
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

postiche
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Postiche
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

postiche
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

postiche
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोस्टिचे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

postiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

postiche
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

postiche
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

postiche
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Postiche
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ποστίς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pruik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

postiche
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

postiche
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of postiche

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POSTICHE»

The term «postiche» is regularly used and occupies the 60.623 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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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

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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.
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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 away ...
Renata Salecl, 2000
2
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 same ...
Patsy Baker, 1993
3
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
4
Make-up Artistry
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
5
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
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Le Caniche de M. Postiche
Plaisir de lire.
Jane Belk Moncure
7
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 invade ...
‎1859
8
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
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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, muerto, ...
Philippe Meunier, Edgard Samper, 2013
10
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  ...
Frodon

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.
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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»
2
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»
3
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»
4
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»
5
#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»
6
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»
7
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»
8
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»
9
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»
10
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»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Postiche [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/postiche>. Jul 2020 ».
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