comb-over

noun
\ ˈkōm-ˌō-vər How to pronounce comb-over (audio) \

Definition of comb-over

: an arrangement of hair on a balding man in which hair from the side of the head is combed over the bald spot

First Known Use of comb-over

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Comb-over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comb-over. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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