comb-over


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comb-o·ver

(kōm′ō′vər)
n.
A hairstyle in which the hair is grown long on one side of the head and combed over the top of the head to cover a bald spot.

comb-over

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairstyle in which long strands of hair from the side of the head are swept over the scalp to cover a bald patch
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I mean, what I most want to know is: what does the yet-to-be-combed-over comb-over hair do when it is not being manipulated, when it is being washed?
AWARD-WINNING BRUSHWORK Researchers who patented a comb-over hairstyle in 1975 won top prize in the engineering section of this year's Ig Nobel awards.
Such an impressive and intricate feat of engineering is this convoluted construction of comb-overs, under-tucks and side-partings that his barber is probably a direct descendent of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Gary V, for one, testifies that his favorite hair cutter has remarked favorably on his healthier hair and scalp condition these days, and without hesitation, he says, he recommends Novuhair to anyone asking how he was able to step away from the brink of a receding hair line, or else having to resort to domestic borrowing, the humorous term coined to refer to some men's tactic of using comb-overs to conceal a bald spot.
I can hide it when I'm on screen by doing comb-overs.
It's big on beige and big collars and the even bigger comb-overs that chime with how we see 1970s America.
It was a sad day for football when young Wayne turned his back on the proud United tradition of heroes with massive, flailing comb-overs - but you can't argue with the results, can you?
Here are my additions of things I find offensive: baseball caps worn backwards, polo shirts, socks with sandals, comb-overs, bow ties, Confederate flag emblems, urinating cartoon characters - well, you get the idea.
Crocs Socks are about as cool in France as comb-overs, so I needed an alternative to my trusty trainers and these bad boys have fitted the bill perfectly.
Tesco's Joy Wickham said: "Until recently men resorted to comb-overs or use toupees.
Micro-tattooing, toupees and comb-overs have been solutions of the past.
Let's start with chipped cups, scuffed shoes and Bobby Charlton-style comb-overs, for there are two types of company- those that think everything matters and those that do not.