What does ponytail mean?

Definitions for ponytail
ˈpoʊ niˌteɪlpony·tail

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ponytailnoun

    a hair style that draws the hair back so that it hangs down in back of the head like a pony's tail

Wiktionary

  1. ponytailnoun

    A hairstyle where the hair is pulled back and tied into a single "tail" which hangs down behind the head.

Freebase

  1. Ponytail

    A ponytail is a hairstyle in which some, most, or all of the hair on the head is pulled away from the face, gathered and secured at the back of the head with a hair tie, clip, or other similar device, and allowed to hang freely from that point. It gets its name from its resemblance to the undocked tail of a horse or pony. Ponytails are most commonly gathered at the middle of the back of the head, or the base of the neck. Depending on fashions, they may also be worn at the side of the head which is worn over one ear, or on the very top of the head. If the hair is divided so that it hangs in two sections they are bunches or pigtails if left loose, or pigtails or braids if plaited. Unbraided ponytails worn above each ear are sometimes called dog-ears. It is common for those who wear tight ponytails to experience traction alopecia, a form of hair loss. Sometimes it will cause a headache.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. ponytail

    1. A hairstyle in which long hair is held back so as to hang down like a pony's tail. 2. A descriptive term for a man having a ponytail hairstyle, or such character traits as might be associated with having a ponytail, eg: effeminacy, narcissism, undue concern with fashion etc. 3. A general term used by hackers for 'creatives': advertising copywriters, graphic designers, video compositors, users characterised by a preference for the Macintosh, recreational drug use, and better sex lives than programmers. 4. A derogatory term for web designers and other persons peripherally associated with IT projects, devoid of programming skills and dismissed as being concerned with visual presentation to the exclusion of actual technical reality.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ponytail in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ponytail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of ponytail in a Sentence

  1. Hannah Simone:

    I had my bangs and a high ponytail and Kim had just gotten bangs … I was n’t on a show — nothing. And then all of sudden this herd of paparazziwas chasing me down a street screaming, ‘ Kim ! ’ I did n’t know what was happening, I did n’t know who Kim was, it was n’t untila friend down the road yelled atme, ‘ They think you’re Kim Kardashian ! ’ I was like — what the heck ?

  2. Brian Sanders:

    Commanders will analyze the risk of a free hanging ponytail or braid and use commander’s discretion to determine if long hair will be secured or tucked inside the uniform top.

  3. Nadia Comaneci:

    The fascinating thing for us to bring home to Romania was bubble gum, coloured socks and coloured hair clips. These were things we did n’t have in Romania at the time, we only had white socks in Romania. But when I used to come back from the States, I used to bring back pink and yellow socks with all kind of designs, and hair clips and elastic bands for the ponytail that had colourful designs.

  4. Miyah Cleckley:

    I always know that Kristen is in very good hands with him, i thought it was really cute because her father he does their hair a lot. We have five girls and one son so when Im working he has to pick up the weight of doing their hair, she detailed. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Oliver, meanwhile, said hes just glad that Paulk asked for a simple style. It was a good thing she asked for a ponytail.

  5. Jimmy Kimmel:

    He handed what turned out to be an Oscar-caliber role over to his friend and made a Chinese ponytail movie instead, and that movie,' The Great Wall,' went on to lose 80 million dollars. Smooth move, dumba **.

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