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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klohs-kropt]
    • /verb kloʊz krɑːp/
    • /kləʊz krɒp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohs-kropt]
    • /verb kloʊz krɑːp/

Definitions of close-cropped word

  • adjective close-cropped Close-cropped hair or grass is cut very short. 3
  • adjective close-cropped (of hair or grass) cut very short 3
  • adjective close-cropped clipped very short 3
  • adjective close-cropped cut or grazed down to, or almost to, ground level 3
  • adjective close-cropped clipped or trimmed short: close-cropped hair. 1
  • adjective close-cropped having one's hair clipped or trimmed short: a close-cropped wrestler. 1

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Origin of close-cropped

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95

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Parts of speech for Close-cropped


close-cropped popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for close-cropped

noun close-cropped

  • buzzer — A buzzer is an electrical device that is used to make a buzzing sound for example, to attract someone's attention.
  • burr cut — crew cut.
  • butch haircut — a short haircut for men, similar to a crew cut.
  • buzz cut — A buzz cut is hairstyle in which the hair is cut very close to the head.
  • flattop — an aircraft carrier.

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