scrunchie

or scrunch·y

[ skruhn-chee ]
/ ˈskrʌn tʃi /

noun, plural scrunch·ies.

an elastic band covered with gathered fabric, used to fasten the hair, as in a ponytail.

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Origin of scrunchie

First recorded in 1985–90; scrunch + -ie2, perhaps influenced by the trademark Scünci
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British Dictionary definitions for scrunchie

scrunchie
/ (ˈskrʌntʃɪ) /

noun

a loop of elastic covered loosely with fabric, used to hold the hair in a ponytail, etc
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