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pigtail

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪgteɪl/

Translation of pigtail in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (bunch) coleta (feminine) she wore/put her hair in pigtails llevaba/se hizo (dos) coletas or (Chile) chapes 1.2 (plait) trenza (feminine) she wore/put her hair in a pigtail llevaba/se hizo una trenza
    Example sentences
    • The girl had her hair in pigtails or plaits and was wearing a purple coat, black shoes, white tights and a dark skirt.
    • Pink ponytail holders held her white hair in pigtails, and there was a cherry flush in her cinnamon cheeks.
    • Allison, as a child, wore a light pink dress with her strawberry-blonde hair done up in pigtails.

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