Definition of feather cut in English:

feather cut


  • A hairstyle with wispy feather-like points.

    ‘my mother tried to give me a feather cut’
    • ‘Feather cuts, glitter boob tubes, blue eye shadow, crimplene flares and highly flammable nylon shirts with collars the size of a jumbo jet do not fill the prospective Seventies clubber with confidence.’
    • ‘The venue was packed with mullets, feather cuts and bleach jobs, with one deluded soul attempting to navigate the gloom in a pair of dark glasses.’
    • ‘The more feminine the woman, the better the feather cut will look.’
    • ‘Someone had dug up fantastic footage of miners who had been told by their bosses to wear hairnets down the pit; better that, the young men said, than abandoning their beloved new feather cuts.’
    • ‘The snake-hipped Rod Stewart singing Maggie May inspired my first feather cut.’
    • ‘If we are honest, we all made a few style errors in decades past, what with the Bananarama feather cuts and the root perms.’