Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of blow-dry.
  • v. Being or appearing well-groomed but superficial or vacuous

Etymologies

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Examples

  • You've also got to make TV ads where you say things like "I am you", which isn't as easy to understand as "this butter is nice", which is, in fact, and particularly if you don't get your hair blow-dried, extremely confusing, but you probably can't say it's not energetic.

    Christina Patterson: Why We All Need a Rally to Restore Sanity

  • But Tea Partiers, and mama grizzlies, and blow-dried wannabe witches, and their acolytes, don't want to live in Somalia.

    Christina Patterson: Why We All Need a Rally to Restore Sanity

  • Before she passes the wig on to Ms. Gaudio, Ms. Rowe will have it washed and blow-dried at a salon near her home in Salisbury Mills, N.Y. She plans to encourage Ms. Gaudio by telling her that the three women who 've already worn the wig are now well.

    How Hope Travels With a Wig

  • Blind Date, 2002Veteran telly fixture Cilla Black is described as "the result of a unholy union between Ronald McDonald and a blow-dried guinea pig".

    Charlie Brooker: 10 of the best Screen Burn columns

  • Not that even the most demented angry mob would want to meet her in the flesh: either there's something wrong with my reception or she's starting to resemble the result of a unholy union between Ronald McDonald and a blow-dried guinea pig.

    Charlie Brooker's Screen burn: Blind Date

  • Hirsute men from eight countries curled, primped and even blow-dried their facial hair in preparation for the European Beard And Moustache Championship, held high in ...

    European Beard And Moustache Championship Kicks Off In Austria (PHOTOS)

  • Hirsute men from eight countries curled, primped and even blow-dried their facial hair in preparation for the European Beard And Moustache Championship, held high in the Austrian Alps this weekend, the AFP reports.

    European Beard And Moustache Championship Kicks Off In Austria (PHOTOS)

  • To make it even more effective, I would also sincerely enjoy it if the blow-dried media types on television had to offer up the following with their snarky reporting on Obama's vacation: "Full disclosure, I took three weeks off this year and flew my family to Fiji and then Japan and Australia, a vacation far more lavish than the one the president is currently enjoying."

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Phony Vacation Outrage

  • The Duchess of Cambridge looks like a fairy-tale princess because she is slim and pulchritudinous, but ostensibly it's the long, blow-dried locks that ice the cake; ditto her potential lady in waiting, sister Pippa.

    The Taming of 'The Do'

  • This is perhaps why the ink-stained wretches and blow-dried mannequins of the print and broadcast channels were aghast when the president called on a blogger for the Huffington Post at his press conference yesterday.

    The World Saw

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