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en brosse

[ahn braws] /ɑ̃ ˈbrɔs/
adjective, French.
(of hair) cut to stand straight in an even row on top, often as a crew cut. Unabridged
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  • Though his jet-black hair was en brosse, I did not think he was French.

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en brosse

/ɑ̃ brɔs/
adjective, adverb
(of the hair) cut very short so that the hair stands up stiffly
Word Origin
literally: in the style of a brush
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