Definition of Jheri curl in English:

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Jheri curl

noun

A black male hairstyle in which the hair is styled into tight ringlets with a glossy finish.
Example sentences
  • Michael seemingly had perfected himself in a surgically cosmetic way, his Jheri curl was state of the art, and he exulted in the torturing of the beautiful Ola Ray.
  • When you get to Man U., if he's there, can you try and get Ronaldinho to do something about his Jheri curl?
  • Now, I'm not one to judge, but dudes, he had a Jheri curl.

Origin

From the nickname of Robert William Redding (1907–98), the American developer of the haircare product used to create the style.

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