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Af·ro

 (ăf′rō)
n. pl. Af·ros
A rounded, thick, tightly curled hairstyle.
adj.
African in style or origin.

[Probably short for Afro-American.]

Afro

(ˈæfrəʊ)
n, pl -ros
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairstyle in which the hair is shaped into a wide frizzy bush
[C20: independent use of Afro-]

Af•ro

(ˈæf roʊ)

adj., n., pl. -ros. adj.
1. of or pertaining to African-Americans or to black traditions, culture, etc.: Afro societies.
n.
2. a hairstyle of very curly or frizzy hair grown or cut into a full, bushy shape all over the head.
[1965–70; independent use of Afro-]

Afro-

a combining form of Africa: Afro-Cuban. Also, esp. before a vowel,Afr-.
[< Latin Āfr- (s. of Āfer an African) + -o-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Afro - a rounded thickly curled hairdoAfro - a rounded thickly curled hairdo  
coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle - the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
Translations
Afro-, afrikāņu

Afro

[ˈæfrəʊ] N (also Afro hairstyle) → peinado m afro

Afro

[ˈæfrəʊ]
adj [hair, wig] → afro
n (= hairstyle) → coiffure f afro

Afro

prefafro-
n (= hairstyle)Afrofrisur f, → Afrolook m

Afro

[ˈæfrəʊ] n (fam) → pettinatura f afro inv
References in classic literature ?
I am afra id you have put that charming creature to some inconvenience in sending her away just at this time "
Afra believes that the solution to the problem is to "disregard those clerics and not to give them value".
The introduction coincides with the beginning of the autumn and winter rate distribution which will now enable AFRA subscribers to have access to Air Canada Cargo's rates, OAG said.
This represents a major vote of confidence in OAG Cargo and its AFRA system - an application that enables air freight rates to be communicated between airlines and forwarders as well as sales quotations between forwarders and shippers.
Afra said that the foundation received 63 per cent more calls in the second quarter of the year when compared to the first.
Cargo industry information supplier OAG Cargo said that Copa Airlines Cargo have published all of their rates in AFRA, the Air Freight Rate Application service.
CHICAGO, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OAG Cargo, the leading supplier of relevant business information to the global cargo industry, is delighted to announce that Copa Airlines Cargo have published all of their rates in AFRA, the Air Freight Rate Application service.
AFRA said that Embraer, the third leading aircraft manufacturer to link-up with AFRA, has a strong and longstanding commitment to developing environmentally responsible industrial processes and sustainable business practices.
The panellists included the ACCA Pakistans Head of Education and Policy Development, Dr Afra Sajjad, ACCAP Head Arif Masud Mirza and others.
Encino dry cleaner Sam Afra said that after installing the new machines the instantly recognizable smell of perc nearly disappeared from his shop, Elliot's Drycleaners.
AFRA, K-Route's Adaptive, Fine-grained Routing Architecture, incrementally uses routing, extraction, analysis and optimization to complete tightly constrained designs at a much finer level of granularity than other tools.
Afra Al Basti, Director-General of the foundation, said the cases included 107 victims of domestic violence, 34 victims of child abuse, and nine cases of human trafficking.