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feathercut

[feth -er-kuht] /ˈfɛð ərˌkʌt/
noun
1.
a woman's hair style in which the hair is cut in short and uneven lengths and formed into small curls with featherlike tips.
Origin of feathercut
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; feather + cut
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Contemporary definitions for feather-cut
adjective

esp. of hair, cut into thin, wispy, tapered layers

Examples

the feather-cut hair of Farrah Fawcett

Word Origin

1924

Usage Note

also feather cut , (n.)

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