short back and sides


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short back and sides

A type of haircut in which the hair around the sides and back of one's head is cut very short. Primarily heard in UK. I don't need any fancy haircut. A short back and sides will do me every time.
See also: and, back, short, side
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a short back and ˈsides

(British English) a conventional haircut for men where the hair is cut very short around the ears and above the neck
See also: and, back, short, side
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``Perhaps 20 years ago it was quite acceptable for schools to say that pupils must have short back and sides,but times change.''