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[klohs-kropt] /ˈkloʊsˈkrɒpt/
clipped or trimmed short:
close-cropped hair.
having one's hair clipped or trimmed short:
a close-cropped wrestler.
Origin of close-cropped
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Farther away stood an unmistakable policeman with close-cropped black hair and a line of white at the top of his forehead.

    Lady Lilith Stephen McKenna
  • Old Westlake blushed to the roots of his close-cropped fair hair.

    The Madigans Miriam Michelson
  • One day she found a stranger in the flat, a man with close-cropped hair and a hard look that told their own story.

    Neighbors Jacob A. Riis
  • His close-cropped head was perfectly white; his eyes coalblack.

  • In response there appeared a young Chinaman with close-cropped hair and attired in evening dress.

    The Danger Trail James Oliver Curwood
  • Only the erect bristle of his close-cropped hair was unchanged.

    Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
  • Her eyes looked back from the recess across the sea of faces and fringes, and bald and close-cropped heads.

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