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big hair

n.
Long hair dressed so as to puff out from the head, as by teasing or ratting.

big hair

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairstyle with volume created by hair products or styling techniques such as backcombing, etc

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n.
long hair worn teased and sprayed.
[1985–90]
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Healey, whose presence at a showbiz party last night turned many heads, was seen sporting short white shorts, a sexy sequinned top, towering heels and very big hair, her face made up for a big night out, the Mirror reported.
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We can only hope her hair is still as wonderfully imposing as it was back in the big hair heyday as she launches into such hits as "Head to Toe" and "All Cried Out.
Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s documents the legends and struggles of baseball, the personalities of the players, and the fads and social culture of the times.
Back in 2006 Wags were about big hair, big jewellery and big handbags and Victoria, then loving the sunny life in Spain while Becks played for Real Madrid, was their high priestess.