Definition of ducktail
: a hairstyle in which the hair on each side is slicked back to meet in a ridge at the back of the head
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That was for everyone in the fight to resurrect ducktails from the urban haircut cemetery.
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Origin and Etymology of ducktail
from its resemblance to the tail of a duck
First Known Use: 1948See Words from the same year
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