Definition of en brosse
: in a manner resembling the short erect bristles of a brush —used of a man's hair style his black hair … stood up en brosse — Hugh Walpole his very thick graying hair en brosse added an extra inch to his stature — Kathryn Grondahl
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Origin and Etymology of en brosse
French, literally, in the manner of a brush
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