Marcel meaning

mär-sĕl'
A hairstyle characterized by deep regular waves made by a heated curling iron.
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To style (the hair) with deep regular waves, using a curling iron.
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To make such a hairstyle.
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A formerly popular hairstyle for women consisting of a series of even waves put with a curling iron in hair cut short.
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To put such waves in (hair)
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A masculine name.
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1889-1973; Fr. philosopher.
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A hairstyle characterized by deep waves made by a curling iron.
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A marcel wave.
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To wave hair by the marcel method.
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(figuratively) To wave.
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Of, producing, or related to marcel waves.
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A male given name occasionally borrowed from French.
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Origin of marcel

  • After Marcel Grateau (1852–1936), French hairdresser
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition