1
: clipped short
close-cropped hair
2
: having the hair clipped short
a close-cropped actor

Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of close-cropped was in 1892

Dictionary Entries Near close-cropped

Cite this Entry

“Close-cropped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close-cropped. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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