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synonyms for chignon

  • bun
  • knot
  • twist
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How to use chignon in a sentence

Dotty was giving an extra touch to her chignon, and Prudy trying on her cap.
PRUDY KEEPING HOUSESOPHIE MAY
The latter wore no covering on their rich, shining hair, twisted into a kind of Greek chignon.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Of course I could not continue to wear my hair la pigtail, and that went up in the then fashionable chignon.
LIFE ON THE STAGECLARA MORRIS
She wore an imperceptible hat, balanced on an immense pyramidal chignon, from which escaped a torrent of wavy hair.
THE COUNT'S MILLIONSEMILE GABORIAU
The women wind theirs in a peculiar knot, in about the position of the French chignon.
OVERLAND THROUGH ASIA; PICTURES OF SIBERIAN, CHINESE, AND TARTAR LIFETHOMAS WALLACE KNOX
It is dressed much like that of a Chinese woman except that it is twisted and tied up in a chignon on the crown of the head.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
The back division is combed back, and after being twisted into a compact mass, is tied in a chignon upon the crown of the head.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
In men the chignon is usually lower, being about half way between the crown and the nape of the neck.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
The escort was commanded by a young woman carrying a Chassepot, and wearing a chignon.
PARIS UNDER THE COMMUNEJOHN LEIGHTON
Petticoat and chignon are male institutions in Ceylon, and time after time I had to look twice before I could fix the passers sex.
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHIGNON

  • afro
  • beehive
  • blow dry
  • bob
  • bouffant
  • braid
  • brushcut
  • bubble
  • bun
  • chignon
  • coiffure
  • crewcut
  • cut
  • do
  • dreadlocks
  • ducktail
  • fade
  • feather cut
  • flattop
  • flip
  • haircut
  • hairdo
  • headdress
  • horse tail
  • mohawk
  • natural
  • pageboy
  • pigtails
  • pixie
  • ponytail
  • razor cut
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