verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of perm
Definition for perm (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for perm
“Seeking a long-term (perm) 24/7 slave, for absolute ownership/slavery,” his profile on Collarpsace.com read.How ‘MrHandcuffs’ Ended Up With Two Corpses in Suitcases|Michael Daly|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My sisters opened a beauty parlor in their bedroom, curling hair with crisscrossed bobby pins and calling it a perm.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was wearing a perm, so I just had to go to the back of my neck and I had a fist full of sweat.‘No No,’ a Documentary on MLB Pitcher Dock Ellis, Who Pitched a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid|Marlow Stern|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anna Nemtsova reports on the harsh conditions that await the young mothers in Mordovia and Perm, the ‘gateway to Siberia.’
Instead, they are now heading to prisons in the remote regions of Mordovia and Perm, also known as “the gateway to Siberia.”
In Perm Foma purchased for her different new things and what-not.Foma Gordyeff|Maxim Gorky
After that he was exiled to the Perm Government, from where he escaped.
The Governor-General of Perm may, if so disposed, disregard entirely the wishes or votes of the council.From Paris to Pekin over Siberian Snows|Victor Meignan
Michael Strogoff had very judiciously chosen the one by Perm and Ekaterenburg.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne
The journey up to Perm had been very trying to Maslova both morally and physically.
British Dictionary definitions for perm (1 of 3)
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Word Origin and History for perm
1927, shortened form of permanent wave (1909). The verb is first recorded 1928.