pin curl
noun Date: 1896 a curl made usually by dampening a strand of hair with water or lotion, coiling it, and securing it by a hairpin or clip

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pin-curl — /pin kerrl /, v.t. to curl (the hair) by using clips or hairpins. [v. use of PIN CURL] * * * pin curl, a curl of hair kept in place by a bobby pin or clip. pin curl «PIHN KURL», transitive verb. to curl (hair) by keeping the locks in place with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin-curl — /pin kerrl /, v.t. to curl (the hair) by using clips or hairpins. [v. use of PIN CURL] * * * …   Universalium

  • pin curl — pin′ curl n. clo a small coil of dampened hair held flat to the head by a clip or bobby pin so as to form a curl when the hair dries …   From formal English to slang

  • pin curl — n. a strand of hair formed into a curl and held in place with a bobby pin while it sets …   English World dictionary

  • pin curl — noun a curl of hair made by dampening a strand of hair and curling it and holding the curl with a clip or bobby pin • Hypernyms: ↑crimp * * * noun : a curl made usually by dampening a strand of hair with water or lotion, coiling it smoothly, and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin curl — {n.} A curl made with a hair clip or bobby pin. * /Mary washed her hair and put it up in pin curls./ * /All the girls had their hair in pin curls to get ready for the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pin curl — {n.} A curl made with a hair clip or bobby pin. * /Mary washed her hair and put it up in pin curls./ * /All the girls had their hair in pin curls to get ready for the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pin\ curl — noun A curl made with a hair clip or bobby pin. Mary washed her hair and put it up in pin curls. All the girls had their hair in pin curls to get ready for the party …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pin-curl — /ˈpɪn kɜl/ (say pin kerl) noun a curl which is pinned into place by a bobby pin while the hair sets …   Australian English dictionary

  • pin curl — a dampened curl that is kept in place by a clip or hairpin. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

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