Definition of Close-cropped

1. Adjective. Cut very short. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Close-cropped

cloprostenol
clops
clopyralid
cloque
cloques
clorazepate
clorgyline
cloroqualone
clorprenaline hydrochloride
closable
close
close, but no cigar
close-bodied
close-captioning
close-cropped (current term)
close-fitting
close-grained
close-hauled
close-knit
close-mid
close-minded
close-order drill
close-packed
close-packing
close-quarter
close-range
close-serried
close-set
close-set(a)

Literary usage of Close-cropped

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1. Journal of Small Things by Helen Mackay (1917)
"close-cropped heads; eleven round rosy peasant faces; eleven pairs of round clear eager questioning eyes; eleven straight young figures, with stiff gestures ..."

2. Masterpieces of Greek Sculpture: A Series of Essays on the History of Art by Adolf Furtwängler (1895)
"It is true that among the numerous representations of Zeus on monuments of every kind I can only point to two examples with the same close-cropped hair, ..."

3. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 93 by Harvard University (1891)
"... not combing, their close-cropped hair. The Scholiast has apparently been misled, ... since it was a close-cropped head and not a smooth shaven face that ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1876)
"By the side of the highway there are gates at intervals in the close- cropped hedge—kept close-cropped by the strict orders of the road surveyors—giving ..."

5. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1884)
"He was the first on board, and 'to him'—as the old dramatists say —went rushing another handsome man of about the same age, fresh-faced, close-cropped, ..."

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