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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"Here's how they looked at us in Lakeview," says Anderson, 83, handing me a cartoon titled "The Last Real Act of Defiance." It depicts a hawk swooping down on a mouse that's responding with a one finger wave.
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"I hope so" was my response, which got me an even nastier look accompanied by a one finger wave. I know she still loves me; if she didn't, she wouldn't let him come out and play.
Rather than the shoulder-length style you have been wearing for years, consider a short bob or a popular boyish cut or maybe a sophisticated finger wave will be the new you 'do.
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.