finger wave


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finger wave

n.
A wave set into dampened hair using only the fingers and a comb.

finger wave

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) hairdressing a wave set in wet hair by using fingers and comb only

fin′ger wave`



n.
a wave in the hair set by impressing the fingers dampened by lotion or water.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.finger wave - a wave made with the fingersfinger wave - a wave made with the fingers  
wave - a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
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He said, `You just did it twice' and points to the camera guy, gives me a little finger wave.
It depicts a hawk swooping down on a mouse that's responding with a one finger wave.
She arrived in a floral flamenco shawl covering the floor-length fuchsia satin gown in which she was married, her hair permed into the finger wave that was popular in the Poli's heyday.
Within an hour he'd been guillotined by a first finger wave from the chirpy Lord who cleverly pointed out that he 'still can't speak Chinese, Japanese and Korean' despite launching his career by trading in the Far East.
We still slow down a bit and do a finger wave on these country roads, even if a tractor pulls out in front of you and slows you way down.
If you travel 65 mph, we have idiots who laugh at you and give you the old-fashioned finger wave.