Definition of ponytail in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpōnēˌtāl/


A hairstyle in which the hair is drawn back and tied at the back of the head, causing it to hang down like a pony’s tail.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps it's the way they have their hair styled in perfect ponytails, their make-up highlighting their fine features.
  • Other low- and no-maintenance looks include chignons, ponytails or donning a bandanna.
  • They work great on my very thick, pretty curly hair for ponytails and sloppy buns.



Pronunciation: /ˈpōnēˌtāld/
Example sentences
  • In True Believer, James Woods plays Eddie Dodd, a ponytailed pot smoker who started out as a sixties-era civil rights lawyer but now mainly fights to get reduced sentences for white-collar drug dealers.
  • Many say that while he is known for his razor-sharp mind, the ponytailed 38-year-old lacks experience and alienates employees and customers with his arrogant style.
  • A large crowd forms around a sweaty, bearded and ponytailed leader in a checkered three-piece suit who stands on a milk crate and introduces himself as the founder of the No Police State Coalition.

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Syllabification: po·ny·tail

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