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

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No matter the portrait, the moustache and unibrow were always present, two defining symbols and characteristics of a woman whose craft and influence knew no borders. National Geographic, "These Famous Women Artists Changed the World With Their Self-Portraits," 24 May 2018 There’s also KR Lee, a unibrow and mullet-wearing trucker, and a gym rat named Carl Leigh. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Karlie Kloss Transforms Into a Cheesy Salesman to Promote Her 2018 Coding Camp—And It’s Hilarious," 18 Apr. 2018 But for that very reason, laser can be good for nixing a unibrow. Jenn Sinrich, SELF, "Facial Hair Removal Guide: How to Remove Every Unwanted Hair From Your Face," 10 Oct. 2018 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

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First Known Use of unibrow

1988, in the meaning defined above

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