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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It depicts a hawk swooping down on a mouse that's responding with a one finger wave.
He said, `You just did it twice' and points to the camera guy, gives me a little finger wave.
I hope so" was my response, which got me an even nastier look accompanied by a one finger wave.
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.
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.
the finger wave This playful twist on the Jessica Rabbit style is a sophisticated look for a woman who loves to show off her well-groomed hair.