feather cut

feath·er cut
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feth -er kuht]
    • /ˈfɛð ər kʌt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feth -er kuht]
    • /ˈfɛð ər kʌt/

Definitions of feather cut words

  • noun feather cut a woman's hair style in which the hair is cut in short and uneven lengths and formed into small curls with featherlike tips. 1
  • noun feather cut a way of cutting hair into spiky, feather-like points 0
  • verb feather cut to cut (hair) into spiky, feather-like points 0

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Origin of feather cut

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
First recorded in 1935-40; feather + cut

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Parts of speech for Feather cut


feather cut popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% 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.

feather cut usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feather cut

noun feather cut

  • hairdo — the style in which a person's hair is cut, arranged, and worn; coiffure.
  • haircut — an act or instance of cutting the hair.
  • braid — Braid is a narrow piece of decorated cloth or twisted threads, which is used to decorate clothes or curtains.
  • headdress — a covering or decoration for the head: a tribal headdress of feathers.
  • do — Informal. a burst of frenzied activity; action; commotion.

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