buzz cut

noun

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buzz-cut \ ˈbəz-​ˌkət How to pronounce buzz cut (audio) \ adjective

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Recent Examples on the Web Before the Warriors’ first practice of training camp, guard Jordan Poole traded in his long, curly mane for a traditional buzz cut. Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 June 2021 Yvonne Orji made a major statement with the Black power fist etched into her buzz cut. Blake Newby, Essence, 3 May 2021 The new buzz cut – compliments of Josh Hader – has nothing to do with Hiura changing his luck at the plate, however. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 25 Apr. 2021 In January of last year the actor Ricki Lake posted a selfie with a buzz cut. Fiorella Valdesolo, WSJ, 24 Mar. 2021 Most were newly plowed and harrowed or already sprouting tender shoots of winter wheat—a shimmering green buzz cut. Sigrid Macrae, Harper's Magazine, 16 Mar. 2021 The accompanying video shows off the 17-year-old’s brand new buzz cut and a grunge-y aesthetic. Brittany Spanos, Rolling Stone, 5 Mar. 2021 After touching up Haddish’s buzz cut, Christopher applied colors 7M and 9M from Redken's EQ Matte series. Akili King, Vogue, 1 Mar. 2021 Her head is half-shaved in an asymmetrical buzz cut, and we are obsessed with the first royal undercut. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, 18 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of buzz cut

1977, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2021

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“Buzz cut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buzz%20cut. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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