hair·​style | \ ˈher-ˌstī(-ə)l How to pronounce hairstyle (audio) \

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Examples of hairstyle in a Sentence

the senator's long parade of hairstyles seem to reflect a relentless need to constantly reinvent herself
Recent Examples on the Web At Monday’s hearing, Williams’ attorney Natalie Finegar said that her client did not have the specific hairstyle that Ibn Simmons described to police. James Whitlow,, "Glen Burnie man charged with attempted murder after alleged Harford County road rage shooting is denied bail," 3 Aug. 2020 All Virgo family members wear that natural hairstyle, as do many Jamaicans who identify as Rastafarian. Kate Chappell, Washington Post, "Jamaica’s high court rules school can ban dreadlocks," 31 July 2020 Of all the various things Chrissy Teigen influenced us to try this month (ear constellations, two-piece floral Montce suits, stuffed shells), her most recent hairstyle definitely tops the list. Cat Quinn,, "Chrissy Teigen’s Clavicle-Skimming Haircut Is So Right For Summer," 30 July 2020 The ponytail is a classic hairstyle that both men and women rock regularly. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, "4 Tips for Wearing a Ponytail Without Tearing Out Your Hair," 29 July 2020 Her choice of a sleek, but bouncy hairstyle is in total accordance with her gravitation towards hair accessories—so naturally her wedding would be no different. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "What Hairstyle Did Princess Beatrice Wear for Her Wedding?," 18 July 2020 The reality star first debuted the look while donning a neon orange crop top and her hair in a sleek low ponytail while giving the camera a kissy face, before tossing her strands into a chic, messy top bun while introducing her new hairstyle. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kim Kardashian Is Officially a Redhead," 29 June 2020 While most of the comments were adoring, quite a few followers couldn’t help playfully calling Thomas' hairstyle out. Rebecca Norris, Country Living, "Thomas Rhett's Fans Think He Needs a Haircut After He Posted an Instagram from His Beach Vacation," 19 June 2020 The last time Miley chopped her locks, fans had a LOT of opinions about it and this edgy hairstyle will undoubtedly bring about the same level of passion. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Miley Cyrus Has Officially Revived Her Famous "Wrecking Ball" Hair With a New Super-Short Mohawk," 28 May 2020

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First Known Use of hairstyle

1913, in the meaning defined above

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9 Aug 2020

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“Hairstyle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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hair·​style | \ ˈher-ˌstīl How to pronounce hairstyle (audio) \

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