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ducktail

[ duhk-teyl ]
/ ˈdʌkˌteɪl /
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noun

DA.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Also called ducktail haircut.

Origin of ducktail

First recorded in 1950–55; duck1 + tail1
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