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ringlet

any of numerous butterflies of the genus Erebia, most of which occur in S Europe and have dark brown wings marked with small black-and-white eyespots: family Satyridae
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The ringletted one is back, and this time she's fighting for her man.
In spite of a more comedic remake in 2004, the original hasn't lost its satirical force, and the ending, in which Bobby and Joanna are turned into robots who mechanically greet each other in the frozen food aisle, bedecked in organza hostess skirts, piles of ringletted hair, and untold amounts of lip gloss, is as dark as the Supermarket fluorescents are blinding.
Gold stud in one ear, small oval face, ringletted blond mullet.
A photographic portrait made at the time shows a girl as slender and graceful as a tulip stem, with long, ringletted masses of black hair, deepset dark eyes, high Slavic cheekbones and skin as pale as January snow.