hair style

The way your hair looks — its length, the location of its part, how curly or straight it is — is your hair style. When someone asks, "Do you like my new hair style?" it's always kindest to say "yes," no matter what you really think.

You might keep the same hair style for your entire life, or you could change it monthly — just for kicks. In ancient Rome, noblewomen's hair styles were complicated, with many braids or carefully arranged curls. in the 1960s and 70s, it was common for women to have long, natural hair styles. Men's popular hair styles have changed nearly as much over the years, ranging from short bangs to long curls, to elaborate wigs covering their heads.

Definitions of hair style
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n the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)

Synonyms:
coif, coiffure, hairdo, hairstyle
Types:
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beehive
a hairdo resembling a beehive
bouffant
a woman's hairstyle in which the hair gives a puffy appearance
haircut
the style in which hair has been cut
Afro, Afro hairdo
a rounded thickly curled hairdo
bang, fringe
a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead
bob
a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
wave
a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
braid, plait, tress, twist
a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
chignon
a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
marcel
a hairdo characterized by deep regular waves that are made by a heated curling iron
pageboy
a smooth hair style with the ends of the hair curled inward
pompadour
a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
ponytail
a hair style that draws the hair back so that it hangs down in back of the head like a pony's tail
roach
a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead
scalp lock
a long tuft of hair left on top of the shaven head
thatch
hair resembling thatched roofing material
finger wave
a wave made with the fingers
queue
a braid of hair at the back of the head
pigtail
a plait of braided hair
perm, permanent, permanent wave
a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
brush cut
a short haircut with hairs standing up like a brush
crew cut, flattop
a closely cropped haircut; usually for men
mohawk, mohawk haircut
haircut in which the head is shaved except for a band of hair down the middle of the scalp
Type of:
hair
a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

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