Definition of Brylcreem in English:



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  • A cream used on men's hair to give it a smooth, shiny appearance.

    • ‘Do you remember Brylcreem that men used to use for their hair?’
    • ‘There are also old issues of Reader's Digest which carried advertisements for cigarettes and Brylcreem.’
    • ‘He was horrified by the smoking, the alcohol consumed and the Brylcreem and the winkle-picker shoes they wore.’
    • ‘He could cut a fair style when he got home from a fair, new suit and dancing shoes, white shirt and the hair well groomed with Brylcreem and cleaned up to the last like a new baby.’
    • ‘As I was making my way through the sea of sequins and Brylcreem, I got an eerie feeling that something bad was about to happen.’
    oil, ointment, lotion, cream
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