unibrow

[ yoo-nuh-brou ]
/ ˈyu nəˌbraʊ /

noun

a pair of eyebrows that appear to be connected because of some extra hair growing in the space between them: He had very bushy eyebrows, almost a unibrow.

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Also called mon·o·brow [mon-uh-brou] /ˈmɒn əˌbraʊ/.

Origin of unibrow

First recorded in 1985–90;uni- + brow
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British Dictionary definitions for monobrow (1 of 2)

monobrow
/ (ˈmɒnəʊˌbraʊ) /

noun informal

the appearance of a single eyebrow as a result of the eyebrows joining above a person's nose

British Dictionary definitions for monobrow (2 of 2)

unibrow
/ (ˈjuːnɪˌbraʊ) /

noun

informal a single eyebrow created when the two eyebrows meet in the middle above the bridge of the nose
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