Definition of 'perm'
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Example sentences containing 'perm'
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The suggested perm is bigger than normal with three picks in the last leg. The Sun (2008)My mum chose to wear a red jumpsuit that day, with her hair in a perm. Times, Sunday Times (2014)THAT'S a nice bubble perm, gaffer. The Sun (2008)With the win pool cleared out the suggested perm is to find two single bankers combined with double picks in the remaining four races. The Sun (2007)THE most famous Eighties fashion accessory this side of the bubble perm is back. The Sun (2007)Fourth on the list is another Eighties hairdo - the bubble perm. The Sun (2008)The suggested perm is 32 lines at 2 each. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'perm'
British English: perm /pɜːm/ NOUN
If you have a perm, your hair is curled and treated with chemicals so that it stays curly for several months.
...a middle-aged lady with a perm.
- American English: perm
- Arabic: تَـمْوِيجُ الْشّعْرِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: permanente cabelo
- Chinese: 烫发
- Croatian: trajna
- Czech: trvalá účes
- Danish: permanent
- Dutch: permanent
- European Spanish: permanente
- Finnish: permanentti
- French: permanente
- German: Dauerwelle
- Greek: περμαντάντ
- Italian: permanente acconciatura
- Japanese: パーマ
- Korean: 파마
- Norwegian: permanent
- Polish: trwała ondulacja
- European Portuguese: permanente cabelo
- Romanian: permanent
- Russian: химическая завивка
- Spanish: permanente
- Swedish: permanent
- Thai: การดัดผม
- Turkish: perma
- Ukrainian: хімічна завивка
- Vietnamese: kiểu tóc uốn quăn gợn sóng
British English: perm VERB
When a hair stylist perms someone's hair, they curl it and treat it with chemicals so that it stays curly for several months.
Her cousin, a hairdresser, was perming her hair as a special treat.
Definition of perm from the Collins English Dictionary
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