scrunch·​ie | \ ˈskrən-chē How to pronounce scrunchie (audio) , ˈskru̇n- \
variants: or scrunchy
plural scrunchies

Definition of scrunchie

: a fabric-covered elastic used for holding back hair (as in a ponytail)

Examples of scrunchie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And right now, every Mommesilk Silk Pillowcase comes with a free silk hair scrunchie, while availability lasts. Isabel Calkins Mata,, 16 May 2022 The Scrunchie Ruched fabrics that resemble the beloved scrunchie feel like fodder for the nostalgic type. Nicole Kliest, Vogue, 1 May 2022 Hadid accessorized the look with vintage Chanel sunglasses, drop earrings, and a red scrunchie, which added to the '80s aerobics class vibe of the look. Claire Harmeyer,, 5 May 2022 The satin eye mask and matching scrunchie will help her relax and unwind. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Apr. 2022 Lymphatic massage, compression boots, and trips to the drugstore (no scrunchie? Elizabeth Siegel, Allure, 19 Apr. 2022 The video begins with Parker's 1987 Young Artists United look, which featured a black suit coat with a pink boutonniere with a matching clutch and scrunchie. Abigail Adams,, 24 Feb. 2022 In the snap, Kardashian can be seen rocking a matching ensemble and a scrunchie in her hair while tying up the laces on her stylish, hot pink ice skates. Shafiq Najib,, 13 Feb. 2022 Simple accessories—square black sunglasses, a white scrunchie, and Nike Air Force 1s with tube socks—let her workout set do most of the talking. Jake Smith, Glamour, 4 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of scrunchie

1989, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jun 2022

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“Scrunchie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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