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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overpluck.

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Examples

  • "On the visible level, this middle-aged patient dresses to look too young, exhibits a tense, continuous smile and may have bitten nails or overplucked eyebrows," says the ad copy.

    Martha Rosenberg: Do These Drug Ads Offend You?

  • In the 1960s and 1970s, antidepressants were suggested for telltale bitten nails and overplucked eyebrows, antipsychotics for

    Do You Suffer from Eyebrow Plucking Disease? Divorce?

  • My mom overplucked in her 20s, and is almost eyebrow-bald now!

    Golden Arches

  • Not a far cry from scalp hair restoration (think Hair Club For Men), brow transplants take hair follicles from "donor areas" (usually at the back or sides of the scalp) and use them to fill in patchy spots, add thickness to overplucked arches, or replace long-gone brows altogether.

    Michelle Madhok: Would You Go For Brooke With Brow Transplants?

  • Strengths: Able to exchange wicked repartee, and spin a cliche at a moments notice, whilst maintaining flawlessly overplucked eyebrows and sporting some seriously shimmering decolletage.

    wendchymes Diary Entry

  • My mother swears that no man would ever be attracted to a girl with overplucked eyebrows.

    wendchymes Diary Entry

  • Frankly, I think overplucked eyebrows are much more unattractive than unplucked ones.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • An overplucked brow shows someone is high-maintenance and hard to please, and a soft, messy brow reflects someone who is easygoing.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • Brows to Die For conditioner, which aims to fill out the "sparse, uneven and overplucked."

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  • "I would say 7 out 10 clients that come in have either overplucked or simply don't have as much brow hair as they'd like," said Sherlyn Mosaurieta, a makeup artist at the Sephora at 5

    NYT > Home Page

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