crew cut
noun Date: 1942 a very short haircut usually for men or boys in which the hair resembles the bristle surface of a brush

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  • crew-cut — crew cut, 1. a kind of very short haircut for men or boys. 2. a person wearing a crew cut. crew cut «KROO KUHT», adjective. wearing or displaying a crew cut: »a crew cut freshman. * * * ˈcrew cut [crew cut crew cuts] …   Useful english dictionary

  • crew cut — crew′ cut n. clo a haircut in which all the hair is very closely cropped • Etymology: 1940–45, amer. crew′ cut , crew′cut , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • crew\ cut — • crew cut • crew haircut noun A boy s or man s hair style, cut so that the hair stands up in short, stiff bristle. Many boys like to get crew cuts during the summer to keep cooler …   Словарь американских идиом

  • crew cut — crew cuts also crewcut N COUNT A crew cut is a man s hairstyle in which his hair is cut very short …   English dictionary

  • crew cut — crew cut, crewcut, adj. a haircut in which the hair is very closely cropped. [1940 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • crew cut — n a very short hair style for men …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crew cut — crew ,cut noun count a very short hairstyle for men …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crew cut — ► NOUN ▪ a very short haircut for men and boys. ORIGIN apparently first adopted by boat crews of Harvard and Yale universities …   English terms dictionary

  • crew cut — ☆ crew cut n. a style of man s or boy s haircut in which the hair is cropped close to the head, but left bristly on top to look like a brush …   English World dictionary

  • crew cut — noun a closely cropped haircut; usually for men • Syn: ↑flattop • Hypernyms: ↑haircut * * * noun or crew haircut : a very short hair style copied from a style worn by oarsmen with the hair more or less resembling the bristle surface of a brush *… …   Useful english dictionary

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