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en brosse

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Pronunciation: /ɒ̃ ˈbrɒs
 
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Definition of en brosse in English:

adjective

[postpositive]
(Of a person’s hair) cut in a short and bristly style.
Example sentences
  • It had a silhouette of Fred Poole, profile to the right, wearing buttoned coat, high stock and frilled chemise, hair worn en brosse.

Origin

French, 'in the form of a brush'.

Words that rhyme with en brosse

across, boss, Bros, cos, cross, crosse, doss, dross, emboss, floss, fosse, gloss, Goss, joss, Kos, lacrosse, loss, moss, MS-DOS, Ross

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