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A hairstyle in which the hair is swept back at the sides to meet in an upturned point in back.


(Hairdressing & Grooming) another name for duck's arse


1. Dictionary of Americanisms.
2. District Attorney.



n., pl. DAs, DA's.
a hairstyle in which the hair is slicked back on both sides to overlap at the back of the head like a duck's tail. Also called ducktail .
[euphemistic abbr. of duck's ass]


1. daughter.
2. day.


1. delayed action.
2. direct action.
3. District Attorney.
4. doesn't answer.
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The vehicle features a massive kidney grille finished in chrome, flanked by sharp swept back headlamps that get full LEDs, a front bumper with massive air intakes, wide and flat styling with a ducktail spoiler, massive wraparound LED taillights, slim vertical air vents and a carbon fibre diffuser with twin trapezoidal exhausts.
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I can't decide whether mine is like George Clooney's or the ducktail which is described as being worn by the "eccentric quiz regular or scout leader who can be a closet bigot and shady dealer.
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