unibrow

noun
uni·​brow | \ ˈyü-nə-ˌbrau̇ How to pronounce unibrow (audio) \

Definition of unibrow

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

Examples of unibrow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The advertisements feature women proudly displaying their body hair in all of its glory, including unibrows, leg hair, and everything in between. Deanna Pai, Glamour, "Billie's New Campaign Is the First Razor Ad to Actually Show Body Hair," 26 June 2018 Neon yellow eyeshadow was painted across the models’ eyelids in one bold streak creating a highlighter unibrow. Washington Post, "Miami Beach scene inspires Dior’s first US runway show," 4 Dec. 2019 Her snaps were headlined by an adorable photo of Vale in her Frida Kahlo costume — complete with a green frilly dress, rainbow flower headpiece, and unibrow — as well as little Charley in his Thomas the Train conductor outfit. Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, "Jenna Bush Hager & Savannah Guthrie Take Their Kids Trick-or-Treating Together for Annual Tradition," 1 Nov. 2019 Growing out my unibrow was also a turning point for me. Jessica Chia, Allure, "Yara Shahidi: "Growing Out My Unibrow Was a Turning Point For Me"," 21 Sep. 2019 At Brandon Maxwell models hit the catwalk in cornrows with baby hair that was as full as their unibrows. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "7 New York Fashion Week Hair Trends To Try Right Now," 19 Sep. 2019 The 1995 classic is widely considered the golden standard for Bollywood rom-coms, featuring a cheeky Shah Rukh Khan and starlet Kajol (and her signature unibrow) as two young people who fall in love on a backpacking trip across Europe. Ineye Komonibo, Marie Claire, "20 Bollywood Movies to Move to the Top of Your Watch List," 3 Sep. 2019 Bulgaria got a bad reputation from asinine American comedians who perpetuated the old communist stereotype of squat men and women with unibrows and thick necks who shave twice a day. John Kass, chicagotribune.com, "Column: Gov. J.B. Pritzker should establish an Office of GSGBO (Get Stoned or Get the Bleep Out) to make a few bucks off those fleeing the state," 27 June 2019 Yara Shahidi is here to flip that narrative on its head with her absurdly adorable tribute to her unibrow. Glamour, "18 Times Celebrities Challenged Beauty Standards by Sharing Their So-Called 'Flaws'," 6 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of unibrow

1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Unibrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unibrow. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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