buzz cut


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

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Recent Examples on the Web Rocking a sleek blue suit and a white button-down shirt, the crooner smiled for the camera without his usual buzzed cut, letting his longer, natural hairstyle do all the talking. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "The Weeknd Debuts New Look at Toronto International Film Festival," 10 Sep. 2019 The model and actress is known for her platinum blond buzz cut, so her switch to the noir hue made a do a double-take. Jennifer Ford, Essence, "Amber Rose Shows Off Her Growing Baby Bump and Beautiful Black Hair," 29 Aug. 2019 Another is described as a white man with a buzz cut and a tattoo of the outline of Texas on his right forearm. Dallas News, "Dallas police need help identifying trio suspected in 6 business burglaries in Rylie area," 27 Aug. 2019 Only the last photo of the series shows the new buzzed cut. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Counting Crows' Adam Duritz Chops Iconic Dreadlocks," 14 Aug. 2019 And with men and women alike experiencing cool-crop fever, the equal parts subversive and intricate buzz cuts at Gosha Rubchinskiy and Dior Homme proved the polarizing style can be versatile, too. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "From Logo Buzz Cuts to Pastel Dye Jobs, These 5 Moments Ruled Men’s Fashion Week," 22 Jan. 2018 The suspect is described as mixed-race or Hispanic, early 20s, around 6 feet, 2 inches tall with an average build, short dark hair in a buzz cut and dark eyes. Dallas News, "Police look for man who grabbed, kissed women walking their dogs in McKinney," 15 Aug. 2019 Sporting a buzz cut, prison blues and a chin-strap beard, the slim 24-year-old Floridian Brandon Hatfield leans sideways in a rolling office chair inside the St. Johns County Jail. Author: Logan Hill, Anchorage Daily News, "Is it OK to laugh at Florida Man?," 16 July 2019 Meyerson was with about two dozen people in a breakout session when Perot strode in with his buzz cut, his skinny tie and his white shirt. Cheryl Hall, Dallas News, "Remembering Ross Perot: The boss had a complicated but never dull relationship with Morton Meyerson, employee No. 54," 14 July 2019

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First Known Use of buzz cut

1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Buzz cut.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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