ponytail

noun po·ny·tail \ ˈpō-nē-ˌtāl \
Updated on: 18 May 2018

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

ponytailed

play \ˈpō-nē-ˌtāld\ adjective

Examples of ponytail in a Sentence

  1. She usually wears her hair pulled back in a ponytail.

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First Known Use of ponytail

1916

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PONYTAIL Defined for English Language Learners

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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

ponytail

noun po·ny·tail \ ˈpō-nē-ˌtāl \

Definition of ponytail for Students

: long hair that is pulled together and banded usually at the back of the head


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