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short back and sides

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Definition of short back and sides in English:

noun

British
A haircut in which the hair is cut short at the back and the sides: his hairdresser said tactfully that short back and sides was no longer an unquestioned good thing
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  • He was of slim to medium build with short back and sides and dark hair brushed forwards.
  • When I had my hair cut yesterday, I asked for short back and sides instead of a style cut.
  • I don't want anything fancy, just a simple short back and sides, but cut properly.

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