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 daughter of Iranian immigrants, Siadat spent her youth in Maryland, Florida, and New Jersey soaking up suburban culture and asking her mom for permission to tweeze her natural unibrow. Arden Fanning Andrews, Vogue, "Celebrating Unibrows Was Step One for This Colorful New Beauty Line," 4 Jan. 2021 Get your Lakers or UK jersey and pencil in your unibrow. Lucas Aulbach, The Courier-Journal, "From Andy Beshear to Authentic, check out last-minute Kentucky costumes for Halloween 2020," 30 Oct. 2020 One game saw Lakers' virtual fans all sporting unibrows in honor of LA star Anthony Davis -- a man nicknamed 'The Brow' for his famous unibrow. Calum Trenaman, CNN, "Barack Obama makes surprise virtual appearance as LA Lakers blowout Miami Heat in Game 1 of NBA Finals," 1 Oct. 2020 The Melania sculpture, which depicts the first lady clad in a blue dress, with a scrunched face, a unibrow, pursed lips and chunky limbs, drew mixed reactions upon its unveiling last year. Washington Post, "In Slovenia, statue of Melania Trump set on fire and removed," 9 July 2020 But unibrows were actually considered alluring for both sexes, and were often accentuated with kohl. Marianna Cerini, CNN, "Why women feel pressured to shave," 3 Mar. 2020 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

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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 21 Apr. 2021.

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