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finger wave

1. A type of wavy hairstyle achieved by using the fingers and a comb on damp hair. She looks so glamourous with her red lipstick and finger waves.
2. rude slang Raising the middle finger (a rude gesture of anger or displeasure) at one. What are you giving me a finger wave for, I didn't even say anything insulting! I gave my brother a finger wave after he said that he'd never seen a worse basketball player than me.
See also: finger, wave

finger wave

n. the act of giving someone the finger; displaying the middle finger upright as a sign of derision. (see also give someone the finger.) The salute turned into a finger wave when the Major turned away.
See also: finger, wave
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Hair We decided to go full out for Forties glamour so instead of blow-drying Tracy's hair I combed in some deep finger waves. To create these I combed through a moussing wax after washing to give the hair texture and shine.
Globes host Sandra Oh, who is up for an award for her starring role in BBC America TV thriller "Killing Eve," swooped her hair into finger waves a la Veronica Lake and donned a white-hot Versace gown -- oozing the glamour of old Hollywood.
* Though it borders on costumey, we're kind of feeling the Gatsby-esqe makeup and finger waves on her.
The huge haunted house, used in the music video, bears a stark resemblance to the house where Lady Gaga shot the music video of her song titled "Paparazzi." Beyonce channels her inner Madonna by wearing a golden wig with finger waves, similar to the one that Madonna wore in her sexually charged music video of "Erotica" way back in 1992.
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It was a "look" from the finger waves, to the hair jewellery, feathered head pieces, fringed dresses and embellishment.
Finger waves; 20s inspired looks are very popular at the moment for short or mid length hair.
And one of the strongest hair influences is coming from the '30s when Greta Garbo was queen of Hollywood with her Marcel-style waves - sometimes called finger waves. These lie flat to the head in a kind of `S' shape.
"In fact it felt more like a show!" Amie and Carl specialise in creating 1940s, 50s and 60s inspired styles - including 40s victory rolls, glamorous finger waves and the iconic 1960s beehive.
Natural or finger waves, loose hair ups or plaits, as well as sleek, brushed forward blow dries have all been demonstrated through Dannii's bob and it is this that has resurrected the cut.
The starchy, thick 60s look is creeping through too, while finger waves are fantastic in shorter hair and Marcel waves work well with G-Force gel for an edgy, quirky style."
Among the best dressed was Tess Daly in a floor length red gown complemented by some very '40s inspired finger waves in her hair.
"Fusions of 20s and 40s finger waves and glassy, super-shine finishes.