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  • n. An elastic loop used to tie back the hair.


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  • You can make what is sometimes called a scrunchy, for your hair, or any kind of clip, with a bit of left over fabric, to match the dress.

    Same Pattern, 2nd Dress

  • (Sadly, things turned awkward when I proclaimed I'd once eaten a memorable plate of scrunchies served in calamari sauce, which led to an energetic exchange with my wife who, it turns out, was quite right in pointing out that a "scrunchy" is in fact a stretchy band used to fasten a woman's hair and I am a nincompoop.)

    Ottawa Sun

  • "scrunchy" scarf around her neck as her mane, slipping socks on both hands for paws, and tying a rope with tassels around her waist as a tail. Featured Content

  • She walked over to the queen-size bed, did a little shimmy dance as she took off her full-coverage bra, rubbed her breasts, her pudgy belly, stepped out of her panties, pulled back the down comforter, removed the scrunchy from her hair, ran her fingers through her thinning curls, sat on the edge of the bed, and watched her man sleep.

    Exquisite Torture

  • Sweat rolled down her face from her dyed black hair held back in a ponytail by a glittering red scrunchy.


  • She reaches into the pocket of her little gypsy skirt with bands of blue and brown and pulls out a scrunchy.


  • Sunday, July 26, 2009 the hills visit oregon - day two, part two the rest of sunday we spent driving down to newport, lunching at cafĂ© stephanie, visiting nye beach and the oregon coast aquarium. charlie was generous with scrunchy funny faces today for photos. when we returned to rockaway, we made a campfire in the backyard, complete with veggie hotdogs and smores.

    the hills visit oregon - day two, part two

  • Another "scrunchy tissue rose" is placed in the middle of the one on the upper left.

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  • Usually there is enough fabric pieces left over from a dress to make a matching hair scrunchy (it is a circle of fabric sewn with elastic in it to put around a pony tail, like a rubber band), a purse, a band for a hat, or even a matching hat.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • Grandpa, as I recall, was kind of bemused by the whole thing, but where his authors went, he would follow, albeit with a sort of scrunchy face.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway


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