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feathercut

feath·er·cut
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feth -er-kuht]
    • /ˈfɛð ərˌkʌt/
    • /fˈeðəkˌʌt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feth -er-kuht]
    • /ˈfɛð ərˌkʌt/

Definitions of feathercut word

  • noun feathercut 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 feathercut a style of woman's haircut characterized by many curls with feathery tips 0

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Origin of feathercut

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 Feathercut

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

feathercut 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 50% 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.

feathercut usage trend in Literature

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