feather-cut

feathercut

[feth-er-kuht]
noun
a woman's hair style in which the hair is cut in short and uneven lengths and formed into small curls with featherlike tips.

Origin:
1935–40; feather + cut

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Main Entry:  feather-cut
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  esp. of hair, cut into thin, wispy, tapered layers
Example:  the feather-cut hair of Farrah Fawcett
Etymology:  1924
Usage:  also feather cut, (n.)
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