Let's see some examples with the word:
- Desde que lleva dentadura postiza parece más joven.
Since wearing false teeth, he looks younger.
You can use postizo to talk about artificial hair, extensions or a wig (peluca is another way of saying wig):
- Él está pensando en ponerse pelo postizo.
He is thinking of wearing a wig.
The word also can refer to step-family, like step-siblings, etc.
- Como mis abuelos murieron antes que yo naciera, la mejor amiga de mi madre fue mi abuela postiza.
As my grandparents died before I was born, my mother's best friend was my step grandmother
This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.