Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun coif

2 senses of coif

Sense 1
hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coif -- (the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair))
       => hair -- (a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells")

Sense 2
coif -- (a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law)
       => skullcap -- (rounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the head)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb coif

2 senses of coif

Sense 1
coif -- (cover with a coif)
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 2
dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure -- (arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding")
       => groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")

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