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perm

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noun \ˈpərm\

Simple Definition of perm

  • : a process in which someone's hair is curled and treated with chemicals so that it remains curly for a long time

Full Definition of perm

Examples of perm

  1. She got a perm last week.



1927

First Known Use of perm

1927

Rhymes with perm


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perm

verb

Simple Definition of perm

  • : to make (hair) curly for a long time by using chemicals : to give a perm to (hair)

Full Definition of perm

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give (hair) a permanent wave

Examples of perm

  1. She got her hair permed at the salon.



1928

First Known Use of perm

1928


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