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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 ]


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