Definition of ponytail
: a hairstyle in which the hair is pulled together and banded usually at the back of the head so as to resemble a pony's tail
ponytailedplay \-ˌtāld\ adjective
Examples of ponytail in a Sentence
She usually wears her hair pulled back in a ponytail.
Recent Examples of ponytail from the Web
An athletic 32-year-old in a down vest and a ponytail, Esler has been teaching science in Idaho for almost a decade, helping establish his school’s Outdoor Studies Program, a year-long interdisciplinary program for juniors.
With the sun shining on his trademark long white ponytail, former State Sen. Walter Blevins walked along North Fort Thomas Avenue toward the funeral home on Friday.
Four years ago, his ponytail brought in $2,000 at the Rotary Club auction.
Around 9:40 a.m., a woman with her long, dark hair tied back in a ponytail approached the pharmacy in the Dania Beach Walgreens at 202 S. Federal Hwy.
A soft-spoken man with a stoic demeanor and a long, black ponytail, Garcia was also stunned by Trump’s victory.
No extremes of weight, facial hair, piercings, earrings, ponytails, wacky T-shirts, and certainly no flagrantly individualistic behavior.
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First Known Use of ponytail
PONYTAIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ponytail for English Language Learners
: a way of arranging hair by gathering it together at the back of the head and letting it hang down freely
PONYTAIL Defined for Kids
Definition of ponytail for Students
: long hair that is pulled together and banded usually at the back of the head
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