Definition of finger wave in English:

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finger wave

noun

A wave set in wet hair using the fingers.
Example sentences
  • The big man and his old school (yet still ridiculously annoying) finger wave are back.
  • The next day Boozer took out the pin curls in the front and formed finger waves, holding them together with clips and holding spray.
  • ‘My character is a cross between Pearl Bailey and Josephine Baker,’ she says, putting the final touches on her finger waves.

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Syllabification: fin·ger wave

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