bobbed hair

bobbed hair

short, curly boyish hairstyle caused shock (1920s). [Am. Hist.: Griffith, 198]
See: Fads
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"When she was little Aine looked so like Muireann, who had short bobbed hair, and we didn't want her to look exactly the same so didn't have her hair cut.
When Seigneurie says that he's very sad, an elegant woman with dark bobbed hair who is crying whispers to him, "We have to pray."
She was spotted grinning away as the staff gave her bobbed hair a brand new lease of life - and a sassy deep red tint.
Rice's 1941 book, famously titled Bobbed Hair, Bossy Women, and Women Preachers.
It tells the story of a fashionable and ageless time-travelling sprite who has witnessed the major moments in fairy tale history from Cinderella's ball to Sleeping Beauty's kiss, before she embraces the bobbed hair and modern fashions of the 1920s.
Like Bette Davis and Marlene Dietrich, she had begun her career in the 20s when any fashion-conscious flapper had to have bee-stung lips, bobbed hair and pencil-drawn brows.
Adopting new modes of self-presentation, like bobbed hair, and behaviour, like smoking, were not superficial.
With her bobbed hair, bold makeup, and short skirts, she dared to drink, smoke, and kiss the boys--when she wasn't cutting a rug.
Most of the portraits are of people, including some of young girls and women, including fashionable bobbed hair or hair bands, long ringlets or some interesting outfits.
But now little Hollie Evans will be known as the girl with the bobbed hair and a big heart, after she chopped off more than 15 inches to help other sick children.
Audrey, 11, speaks to tweens, frequently saying ''cool'' and ''awesome.'' She also streaks her bobbed hair in a rainbow of colors and wears big jewelry and studded tees.