Definitions

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  • n. A woman's hairdo in which most hair is kept above the neck

Etymologies

up +‎ do (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Because the updo is the most easily inflected of all hairstyles.

    The Guardian World News

  • Her hair looks full and funky swept up in a punky updo, which is a huge tress trend for spring.

    StyleList Fashion Blog

  • I still don't know what kind of updo I want-probably very feminine and dramatic.

    hottyprncess Diary Entry

  • HIGHllelujah we have busted Heidi Montag after boyfriend Spencer Pratt innocently uploaded this photo of Heidi's new fabulous "updo" with a massive bong in the background (see image) to his Twitter account.

    Bumpshack.com

  • There are also blogs and instructional videos on how to create your own "updo" and find the right shade of glossy mauve lipstick, if you don't feel like spending money in these trying economic times.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • She was followed by a host of other Palins, all dressed in power suits and sporting the trademark glossy lips, sexy and stern glasses and lacquered, "updo" hairstyles.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • I wanted to establish a power look right from the beginning, so I chose an all red outfit—a skirt with little red beads at the hem, a low-cut red bustier, red high heels, red nails and lipstick, and red chopsticks stuck at a jaunty angle in my updo bun, the one I had worn to the Emmys that year.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Hair: Make it magic, sweep hair over to one side ala retro-Hollywood with soft curled ends, or try hand-combed spiral curls or a sleek molded updo; if natural -- try a bold braid or catch hair up with a great accessory - if short, work a combo texture.

    Mikki Taylor: Style Fellowship

  • Now for your hair: I like a slightly mussed updo or a fully blown out, tousled look—think of 1960's model-actress Suzy Parker or Oprah Winfrey .

    A White Shirt Goes Formal

  • She had her blonde hair up in a sweet updo with long bangs angling down to one side across her forehead.

    That Was Beautiful

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