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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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