'fro

noun
\ ˈfrō How to pronounce 'fro (audio) \
plural 'fros

Definition of 'fro

: afro The '70s were certainly the hairiest decade ever: from Dr. J's Hindenburg-sized 'fro to Howard Cosell's toupee …— Chris Connelly Was that Thomas wearing a … black wig that mimicked Baldwin's mini-'fro?— Jeff Pearlman On the front there's an old photograph of Alice Walker, taken when she was still wearing a 'fro— Valerie Boyd

First Known Use of 'fro

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 'fro

short for afro

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“'fro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%27fro. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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