pin curl

noun

Definition of pin curl

: a curl made usually by dampening a strand of hair with water or lotion, coiling it, and securing it by a hairpin or clip

Examples of pin curl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Back then, spit curls were created by, literally, applying spit to a section of hair, winding it into a pin curl, and then allowing it to dry. Tia Williams, Essence, "Josephine Baker: Our Dance Beauty Queen," 3 June 2020 That was followed by a conditioner, and then pin curls, two crisscrossed bobby pins at a time. Elaine Ayala, ExpressNews.com, "Ayala: Salma Hayek has a lot of nerve to tell us to be proud of our roots," 12 May 2020 Polished pin curls!) with its three interchangeable wand barrels. Vogue, "12 Luxurious Gifts for That Hair-Obsessed Friend," 26 Nov. 2019 The Look: Bergman's pin curls peek out from her Juliet cap in this vintage bridal style. Vogue, "The Best Wedding Hair Styles of All Time, From Brigitte Bardot to Diana Ross," 26 Apr. 2019 The Look: Bergman's pin curls peek out from her Juliet cap in this vintage bridal style. Vogue, "The Best Wedding Hair Styles of All Time, From Brigitte Bardot to Diana Ross," 26 Apr. 2019 The Look: Bergman's pin curls peek out from her Juliet cap in this vintage bridal style. Vogue, "The Best Wedding Hair Styles of All Time, From Brigitte Bardot to Diana Ross," 26 Apr. 2019 The Look: Bergman's pin curls peek out from her Juliet cap in this vintage bridal style. Vogue, "The Best Wedding Hair Styles of All Time, From Brigitte Bardot to Diana Ross," 26 Apr. 2019 The Look: Bergman's pin curls peek out from her Juliet cap in this vintage bridal style. Vogue, "The Best Wedding Hair Styles of All Time, From Brigitte Bardot to Diana Ross," 26 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of pin curl

1893, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jun 2020

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“Pin curl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pin%20curl. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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