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poodle skirt Syllabification: poo·dle skirt

Definition of poodle skirt in English:


A long full skirt in a solid color with a chenille poodle on it, popular in the 1950s with bobbysoxers.
Example sentences
  • If you really get into it, you might even find yourself sporting short-cropped bangs, bobby socks and a poodle skirt.
  • That's what my parents try to have our family be like, and God help them if they try to make me wear a poodle skirt and bobby socks.
  • As far as clothing, you can wear dance-appropriate clothing, like a flared skirt for salsa, a poodle skirt for swing and fitted workout wear for hip-hop.
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