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Meaning of CHIGNON

Pronunciation:  'sheenyân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
 

CHIGNON is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: coiffure, hair style, hairdo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chi"gnon\, n. [F., prop. equiv. to cha[^i]non link, fr.
cha[^i]ne chain, fr. L. catena Cf. {Chain}.]
A knot, boss, or mass of hair, natural or artificial, worn by
a woman at the back of the head.

      A curl that had strayed from her chignon. --H. James.

 

 

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