a haircut in which the hair is very closely cropped.
a closely cropped haircut for men, originating in the US
A closely cropped haircut, usually for a male, as in The boys all think crew cuts are cooler in summer. This term presumably originated in the navy (crew referring to a ship’s crew), where such a haircut was mandatory. [ c. 1940 ]
noun 1. the head of a crew, especially for maintenance of aircraft or racing cars. 2. a noncommissioned officer in the Air Force who is in charge of a group of maintenance specialists.
[kroo] /kru/ noun 1. a group of persons involved in a particular kind of work or working together: the crew of a train; a wrecking crew. 2. Nautical. 3. the people who fly or operate an aircraft or spacecraft. 4. the team that rows a racing shell: varsity crew. 5. the sport of racing with […]
crevicular cre·vic·u·lar (krə-vĭk’yə-lər) adj. Of or relating to a crevice, especially the gingival crevice.
[krin-l-in] /ˈkrɪn l ɪn/ noun 1. a petticoat of haircloth or other stiff material, worn under a full skirt to keep it belled out. 2. a stiff, coarse cotton material for interlining. 3. a hoop skirt. 4. a reinforcement of iron straps for holding together brickwork, as of a furnace or chimney. /ˈkrɪnəlɪn/ noun 1. […]