Definition of barnet in English:
A person’s hair.
- He had special scissors that ‘thin’ the barnet by cutting some hairs but not others.
- It was an American era of big moustaches, buffed-up barnets, industrial-strength sideburns and intimidating, tightly permed chest hair.
- They had sought him out to discover whether having a long barnet and beard makes a stand-up more or less comic.
mid 19th century: from rhyming slang barnet fair, the name of a famous horse fair held at Barnet, Herts.
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