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crew cut

A very short hairstyle typically for men. Its name is thought to come from its initial popularity among rowers. The coach makes us all get crew cuts at the start of the season because long hair isn't allowed on the team.
See also: crew, cut

crew cut

A closely cropped haircut, usually for a male, as in The boys all think crew cuts are cooler in summer. This term presumably originated in the navy ( crew referring to a ship's crew), where such a haircut was mandatory. [c. 1940]
See also: crew, cut
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A black baseball cap kept the crew cut under cover as he arrived at Leicester's ground on United's club coach.
On the first day of seventh grade, she had dressed up like the film star James Cagney, complete with crew cut and thrift-shop suit.
how he stamped around my mother's kitchen in his crew cut and big black boots, whacking his finger in her face, drilling holes with his army voice repeat after me, i cannot hear you, nod your head, and she did, sitting bent over the dark oval of the kitchen table, nodding till her face drooped into a waxy blur tears steaming down her face like scouring fluid, saying, yes i hear you, yes, i swear sometimes, i want to waltz in, turn the big wooden clock in that kitchen back, and spit on my father, like i would spit on my shoe, rub the crud off, the dull residue gathered from trudging through this world, i want to spit hard, and rub, down to the deepest grain, down to my father's leathery skin, that is my skin, down to the pores, where it all begins.
With his hair cut short like a crew cut, G-Dragon, whose real name is Kwon Ji-yong, appeared at the opening ceremony of a cafe belonging to his agency YG Entertainment on Jeju Island on Sunday.
But if he runs out tonight against Spain sporting a hasty crew cut, we'll know he's taken the criticism to heart.
The st y l i sh defender with the distinctive crew cut hairstyle was an ever-present as the Dens men won the league in 1962, f inishing three points ahead of Rangers.
ASCOT: 5.30 Corncockle, 6.00 Sign Manual, 6.30 Bohemian Dance, 7.05 Crew Cut, 7.40 Regal Dan, 8.15 Tobacco Road.
The male driver of the vehicle is described as white, of big build with a dark crew cut style hair cut.
CREW CUT and SUTTON VENY both have an entry in Kempton's 8.05 on Tuesday, so check on the day of those races to see if they are running.
WINDSOR: 5.25 Lucky Suit, 5.55 Crew Cut, 6.25 Goodwood Atlantis, 6.55 Snow Hill, 7.25 Almost Gemini, 7.55 Spanish Fork.
Wearing dark trousers and a grey and red Adidas pullover, fair-haired McGivern, sporting a crew cut, answered "Yes" when magistrates asked him if he understood the charge against him.
A West Midlands Fire service crew cut free an occupant of one of the cars while four more freed themselves.
A fire crew cut free a trapped and seriously-injured passenger.
One was 5ft 6in tall with a crew cut, pronounced features and a bony head.
When, shortly before Memorial Day, I decided to get a crew cut, I figured the humiliation would come fast and furious, like the Ducks' loss to Indiana in their home opener last year.
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