[ feth-er-kuht ]

  1. a woman's hairstyle in which the hair is cut in short and uneven lengths and formed into small curls with featherlike tips.

Origin of feathercut

First recorded in 1935–40; feather + cut

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How to use feathercut in a sentence

  • He may have the feather cut off at the tip, showing that he killed his foe and 130 counted the coup on that same enemy.

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