Feather-cut



[feth -er-kuht] /ˈfɛð ərˌkʌt/

noun
1.
a woman’s hair style in which the hair is in short and uneven lengths and formed into small curls with featherlike tips.
adjective

esp. of hair, cut into thin, wispy, tapered layers
Examples

the feather-cut hair of Farrah Fawcett
Word Origin

1924
Usage Note

also feather cut , (n.)

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