pigtail Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pigtail” in the English Dictionary

"pigtail" in British English

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pigtailnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpɪɡ.teɪl/
a ​length of ​hair that is ​tied at the back of the ​head or at each ​side of the ​head, sometimes in a plait (= ​twist): A little ​girl in pigtails ​presented the ​bouquet.
(Definition of pigtail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pigtailnoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈpɪɡˌteɪl/
one of usually two ​lengths of ​hairgathered at each ​side of the ​head, either ​hangingloose or in a braid : a little ​girl in pigtails
(Definition of pigtail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pigtail”
in Chinese (Simplified) 辫子, 发辫…
in Turkish saç örgüsü, örgülü saç…
in Russian косичка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 辮子, 髮辮…
in Polish warkoczyk, kucyk…
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