- n. Cockney rhyming slang hair (on one's head)
- Rhyming slang, from Barnet Fair. (Wiktionary)
“Percy the Peacock's luxuriantly highlighted and coiffured barnet is his pride and joy.”
“I do wonder whether her barnet was a particularly cruel situationist prank.”
“As a result, many people end up protecting theirs, risking the sacred item or ritual only when they feel confident of success – and it becomes impossible to tell whether the scarlet barnet, white shoes or meal of chips and chocolate sauce "because the day I mistook it for the HP we beat Man U 3-1" is a boost to the sportsman's or woman's self‑confidence or simply a symbol of it.”
“That twerp, all eyeliner and lager dithering up Chalk Farm Road under a back-combed barnet, the lips that I'd only seen clenching a fishwife fag and dribbling curses now a portal for this holy sound.”
“Oh, I could hit my head, and then for good measure, Melvyn Bragg's head too, lustrous barnet and all, against a brick wall.”
“Frank RileyHexham, Northumberland• Now that Donald Trump has made Obama reveal his full birth certificate Report, 28 April, perhaps he could furnish evidence of the provenance of his own barnet.”
“The camera cuts to the dug-out where Sir Alex Ferguson looks most unimpressed.33 min: Sean Scannell, who boasts a similar barnet to Steven Pienaar he used to be quite a promising footballer, goes down injured after a collision with Antonio Valencia, allowing Crystal Palace manager Dougie Freedman to summon a few of his charges to the touchline to issue some instructions.”
“It was bad enough when he had slicked-back lustrous locks – that at least gave him the comic-villainous tinge of The Count from Sesame Street – but now he's got that six-year-old-gives-Barbie-a-haircut barnet, the fellow is positively haunting.”
“LNV, I am assuming that you are highlighting the difference between a tram ROW on guildford verus barnet.”
“If you have LRT on guilford, people coming in on bus 143 and 151, among other buses have to ride the bus longer to get to station versus if it was on barnet and now they have to take a slower surface LRT.”
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