Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hairstyle characterized by deep regular waves made by a heated curling iron.
  • intransitive verb To style (the hair) with deep regular waves, using a curling iron.
  • intransitive verb To make such a hairstyle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A hairstyle characterized by deep waves made by a curling iron.
  • noun A marcel wave.
  • verb transitive To wave hair by the marcel method.
  • verb transitive (figuratively) To wave; as, marcelled potato crisps.
  • adjective Of, producing, or related to marcel waves.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Marcel, Grateau (1852–1936), French hairdresser.]

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  • *waves back*

    October 10, 2008