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hair style

or hair·style

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  1. a style of cutting, arranging, or combing the hair; hairdo; coiffure.
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Origin of hair style

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for hairstyle


  1. a particular mode of arranging, cutting, or setting the hair
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Derived Formshairstylist, noun
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Word Origin and History for hairstyle


also hair-style, "way of wearing the hair," 1913, from hair + style.

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