unibrow

noun
uni·brow | \ˈyü-nə-ˌbrau̇ \

Definition of unibrow 

: a single continuous brow resulting from the growing together of eyebrows

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Notable Instagram-famous styles include right angle brows for math lovers, halo brows for those who aren't afraid of experimenting with a reverse unibrow, and even the seasonal favorite, Christmas tree brows. Melissa Minton, Allure, "High Heel Brows Are the Latest Divisive Eyebrow Look, and I Don't Know What's Going on Anymore," 13 Mar. 2018 Instead the doll’s maker, Mattel, received scorn for depicting Kahlo with light eyes and omitting her wheelchair and the unibrow found in her self-portraits. Lisa Marie Segarra, Fortune, "Why Mattel Needs to Stick With Inclusive Barbies," 25 May 2018 From painting a Picasso onto his face to enhancing the beauty of a unibrow, Willnow has earned a following of makeup artists and lovers alike. Sophie Cannon, BostonGlobe.com, "Isaac Willnow," 3 May 2018 Ironic, because many of the artist’s celebrated features, such as her womanly figure and defining dark brown unibrow, were erased. Kate Branch, Vogue, "How America’s Favorite Doll Created a Beauty Complex," 27 Apr. 2018 With her unibrow, thick braids and embroidered Mexican dresses, Kahlo has become a pop icon. Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, "Mexico to Mattel: You can't sell the Frida Kahlo Barbie doll here," 20 Apr. 2018 Anyway, the aerodynamics: There are few things this world can count on, and the weight of Davis' unibrow is one of them. Chelsea Brasted, NOLA.com, "Anthony Davis: Don't shave your unibrow. New Orleans needs it," 29 Mar. 2018 There was also opposition to both the physical appearance of the doll — which is light-eyed and doesn’t include Kahlo’s signature unibrow — and its symbolism. Gabriella Paiella, The Cut, "A Mexican Court Has Blocked the Sales of the Controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll," 20 Apr. 2018 In a recent Instagram post, Shahidi lamented about having to get rid of her unibrow for her role in Grown-ish, and was met with an outpouring of support from her fans. Zoe Weiner, Allure, "Halo Brows Are the Latest Wacky Internet Brow Trend," 6 Mar. 2018

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1988, in the meaning defined above

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