ducktail
noun Etymology: from its resemblance to the tail of a duck Date: 1948 a hairstyle in which the hair on each side is slicked back to meet in a ridge at the back of the head

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ducktail — [ducktāl΄] n. a style of young man s haircut in which the hair is cut long on the sides and swept back so as to resemble a duck s tail: also duck s ass ducktailed adj. duck tailed …   English World dictionary

  • ducktail — /duk tayl /, n. DA. Also called ducktail haircut. [1950 55; DUCK1 + TAIL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ducktail — n A man s long hair style with the sides combed to the back of the head, then parted with a downward stroke of the comb. He is a cool cat with a ducktail, pegged pants, an blue suede shoes. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • ducktail — noun A hairstyle in which the hair is swept back into an upturned point at the back. Syn: ducks arse …   Wiktionary

  • ducktail — n. type of hairstyle (was popular in the 1950 s) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ducktail — duck•tail [[t]ˈdʌkˌteɪl[/t]] n. clo See DA • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • ducktail — /ˈdʌkteɪl/ (say duktayl) noun 1. the tail feathers of a duck. 2. the swept up hair at the back of the head where hair combed back on each side meets …   Australian English dictionary

  • ducktail — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: often attributive : a teen age boy s haircut in which the sides are kept long and brushed to meet at the back of the head …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ducktail Inn B&B — (Ancaster,Канада) Категория отеля: Адрес: 1573 Butter Road West, L9G 3L1 Ancaster …   Каталог отелей

  • Duck's Ass — or D.A. The Duck s Ass (or in the UK Duck s Arse) is a haircut style that was popular during the 1950s. It is also called the Duck s Tail, the Ducktail, or simply D.A. Contents 1 His …   Wikipedia

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