ponytail

[ poh-nee-teyl ]
/ ˈpoʊ niˌteɪl /

noun

an arrangement of the hair in a long lock drawn tightly against the back of the head and cinched so as to hang loosely.

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Origin of ponytail

First recorded in 1870–75; pony + tail1
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British Dictionary definitions for ponytail

ponytail
/ (ˈpəʊnɪˌteɪl) /

noun

a hairstyle in which the hair is pulled tightly into a band or ribbon at the back of the head into a loose hanging fall
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