Definition of Marcel

1. Noun. A hairdo characterized by deep regular waves that are made by a heated curling iron.

Generic synonyms: Coif, Coiffure, Hair Style, Hairdo, Hairstyle



2. Verb. Make a marcel in a woman's hair. "They marcel their hair "
Generic synonyms: Wave

Definition of Marcel

1. Proper noun. (French male given name) occasionally borrowed from French. ¹

2. Noun. A hairstyle characterized by deep waves made by a curling iron. ¹

3. Noun. A marcel wave. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To wave hair by the marcel method. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To wave; as, ''marcelled potato crisps''. ¹

6. Adjective. Of, producing, or related to marcel waves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marcel

1. to make a deep, soft wave in the hair [v -CELLED, -CELLING, -CELS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marcel

marbling
marblings
marbly
marbofloxacin
marc
marcantant
marcasites
marcasitic
marcasitical
marcatissimo
marcato
marcatos
marcel (current term)
marcel wave
marceline
marcelines
marcella
marcellas
marcelled
marceller
marcellers
marcelling
marcels
marcescence
marcescent
march
march-ward

Literary usage of Marcel

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1. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"marcel turns pale, while his friends, make fun of the fantastic couple, ... She at once begins to make overtures to marcel, who feigns utter indifference. ..."

2. A History of France by George William Kitchin (1899)
"NNE marcel AND THE BOURGEOISIE OF PARIS. AD 1356-1360. The four years from Poitiers (AD 1356) to the peace of Bre- tigny (AD 1360), years of disaster, ..."

3. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1901)
"I hope you will both have a long life and much happiness. marcel. ... marcel. Well, if there wasn't war, what would an old soldier like me do ? ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1903)
"... et marcel Se"e. (La Pratique Dermatologique. Tome in.) Paris: Masson, 1902. 8. Behandlung der Lepra. Von HP Lie. (Handbuch der Therapie innerer ..."

5. Zeitschrift Für Kristallographie, Kristallgeometrie, Kristallphysik (1907)
"... (in Turin]: Kristallisierter Rhodonit von St. marcel ... Der Rhodonit der bekannten Gruben von St. marcel war bis jetzt nicht als ..."

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