Definition of scrunchy in English:


Line breaks: scrun|chy
Pronunciation: /ˈskrʌn(t)ʃi

adjective (scrunchier, scrunchiest)

  • Making a loud crunching noise when crushed or compressed: scrunchy snow
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    • Our arms were our forelegs; our own legs, with straight knees, came behind, and, backsides in the air off we went, the tins making a lovely scrunchy sound on the track.


(also scrunchie) (plural scrunchies) Back to top  
  • A circular band of fabric-covered elastic used for fastening the hair.
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    • Traditionally scrunchies consist of a circular elastic band completely encased by a piece of gathered fabric designed to produce a pouffy look.
    • Over 100 styles of wigs, Falls, ¾ caps, ponytails, pony tail wraps and scrunchies to choose.
    • To be in stores early next year, the Cover Girl / Goody line will feature 50-plus SKUs, including such styling and fashion accessories as barrettes, scrunchies, headbands and compact mirrors.

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