crew cut


Definition of crew cut

: a very short haircut usually for men or boys in which the hair resembles the bristle surface of a brush

Examples of crew cut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nason is pale and of medium build, with a crew cut, a goatee, and blue eyes. Peter Andrey Smith, Outside Online, 19 Feb. 2019 Akers has a trim gray mustache, a military crew cut and soft brown eyes that crease at the corners. New York Times, 28 Sep. 2021 With the same crew cut, Waterson even bears a passing resemblance to the actor. Sandy Thin, CNN, 20 Sep. 2021 As part of the effort, a logging crew cut down trees this summer around the Big Stump Picnic Area in Kings Canyon National Park. Joshua Emerson Smith, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Sep. 2021 On Friday, Deadline released behind-the-scenes images showing Chalamet on the set of the film, completely incognito with a top-heavy crew cut frosted with fiery reddish-orange tips. Megan Decker,, 26 June 2021 Derek Colling is trim and muscular, with a blond crew cut that was, that day, covered by a dark beanie. Abe Streep, The New Yorker, 21 May 2021 Members of the grounds crew cut the grass at Allianz Field amid heavy snow flurries ahead of the Minnesota United's home opener against New York City Football Club. Matt Delong, Star Tribune, 12 Apr. 2021 Pete Rose was a 22-year-old rookie, the cocky Cincinnati kid with a crew cut. Ben Walker, Star Tribune, 3 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of crew cut

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Crew cut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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