barrette

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noun bar·rette \bä-ˈret, bə-\

Definition of barrette

  1. :  a clip or bar for holding hair in place

Origin and Etymology of barrette

French, diminutive of barre bar


First Known Use: 1901


BARRETTE Defined for English Language Learners

barrette

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noun bar·rette \bä-ˈret, bə-\

Definition of barrette for English Language Learners

  • : a decorative clip or bar that is used to hold a girl's or woman's hair in place


BARRETTE Defined for Kids

barrette

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noun bar·rette \bä-ˈret, bə-\

Definition of barrette for Students

  1. :  a clasp or bar used to hold hair in place



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