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In '87, I was about 9 years old, and so at that point I was wearing, like, fluorescent green T-shirts and acid-wash jeans and leg warmers, and my hair was in a ponytail with a scrunchie and I had the teased bangs that were up in a rainbow shape. It was crazy.
Malin Akerman

Meaning of "scrunchie" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SCRUNCHIE

scrunchie  [ˈskrʌntʃɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRUNCHIE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scrunchie is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SCRUNCHIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

scrunchie

Scrunchie

A scrunchie is a fabric-covered elastic hair tie, commonly used to fasten long hair. Large, elaborate styles and diminutive, unassuming forms are available in many different colors, fabrics, and designs. They were particularly popular from the late 1980s into around the mid 1990s.

Definition of scrunchie in the English dictionary

The definition of scrunchie in the dictionary is a loop of elastic covered loosely with fabric, used to hold the hair in a ponytail, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCRUNCHIE


benchy
ˈbɛntʃɪ
Binchy
ˈbɪntʃɪ
branchy
ˈbræntʃɪ
bunchy
ˈbʌntʃɪ
chinchy
ˈtʃɪntʃɪ
Comanche
kəˈmæntʃɪ
conchie
ˈkɒntʃɪ
conchy
ˈkɒntʃɪ
crunchie
ˈkrʌntʃɪ
crunchy
ˈkrʌntʃɪ
Frenchie
ˈfrɛntʃɪ
Frenchy
ˈfrɛntʃɪ
Leonardo
ˌliːəˈnɑːdəʊdəˈvɪntʃɪ
paunchy
ˈpɔːntʃɪ
punchy
ˈpʌntʃɪ
Ranchi
ˈræntʃɪ
raunchy
ˈrɔːntʃɪ
scrunchy
ˈskrʌntʃɪ
stenchy
ˈstentʃɪ
Vinci
ˈvɪntʃɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRUNCHIE

scrummy
scrump
scrumple
scrumpox
scrumptious
scrumptiously
scrumptiousness
scrumpy
scrunch
scruncheon
scrunchion
scrunchy
scrunt
scrunty
scruple
scrupleless
scrupler
scruples
scrupulosity
scrupulous

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRUNCHIE

Adichie
culchie
hoochie
hutchie
maconochie
mochie
nitchie
scratchie
seannachie
sennachie
shanachie
swelchie
techie

Synonyms and antonyms of scrunchie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scrunchie» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCRUNCHIE

Find out the translation of scrunchie to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of scrunchie from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «scrunchie» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

发圈
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

banda para el cabello
570 millions of speakers

English

scrunchie
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Scrunchie
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

scrunchie ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Scrunchie
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

scrunchie
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

scrunchie
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chouchou
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Scrunchie
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scrunchie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シュシュ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

슈슈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scrunchie
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

scrunchie
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

scrunchie
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खरबूज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

scrunchie
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scrunchie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Scrunchie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Scrunchie
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scrunchie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

scrunchie
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

scrunchie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

scrunchie
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

scrunchie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scrunchie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUNCHIE»

The term «scrunchie» is normally little used and occupies the 112.253 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUNCHIE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about scrunchie

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QUOTES WITH «SCRUNCHIE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word scrunchie.
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Malin Akerman
In '87, I was about 9 years old, and so at that point I was wearing, like, fluorescent green T-shirts and acid-wash jeans and leg warmers, and my hair was in a ponytail with a scrunchie and I had the teased bangs that were up in a rainbow shape. It was crazy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRUNCHIE»

Discover the use of scrunchie in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrunchie and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Making Meanings, Creating Family : Intertextuality and ...
Intertextuality and Framing in Family Interaction Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies Syracuse University Cynthia Gordon Assistant Profesor. Janet to put a “scrunchie,” a type of cloth ponytail holder, in her (Natalie's) hair.
Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies Syracuse University Cynthia Gordon Assistant Profesor, 2009
2
Oh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and ...
They didn't even have cell phones back when Seinfeld aired, so we can chalk the rampant scrunchie abuse up to the naïveté of simpler times. But if you're still wearing a scrunchie now, wow, that is laaaaame. If I were commissioner of the ...
Clinton Kelly, 2010
3
Pretty Little Devils
Her hair was pulled back in a ponytail, and Hazel realized what she was getting at: Sylvia was wearing the trademark PLD purple scrunchie. The four girls wore them every Friday. Another tradition upheld since middle school. They all had ...
Nancy Holder, 2007
4
The Chicktionary: From A-line to Z-snap, the words every ...
Once rarely seen outside the steamy confines of the aerobics studio, the humble scrunchie quickly morphed into new and exciting forms, including the velvet scrunchie, chiffon scrunchie, and scrunchie with dangling shiny things ...
Anna Lefler, 2011
5
To Die For: A Novel
It has to be a scrunchie.” “Where do I get a scrunchie?” “Look in my bag.” He was very still behind me. After a few seconds, without saying a word, he let go of my hair and went into the bathroom. Now that he couldn't see me, I grinned to myself.
Linda Howard, 2004
6
Kids Knit!: Simple Steps to Nifty Projects
Scrunchie Materials Scraps of double knit weight yarn, such as Cleckheaton Country 8 ply weight and Jo Sharp Country 8 ply weight wools in various colors. A pair of size 6 knitting needles. 9 inches (23 cm) of 1/4-inch (!/2-cm) wide elastic.
Sarah Bradberry, 2006
7
Crochet One-skein Wonders: 101 Projects from Crocheters ...
Crocheting. Scrunchie. #2. » RND 1: Sc around hair elastic tojoin yarn to elastic, work 20 more sc around hair elastic, *ch 20, 2 dc in 4th ch frorn hook, 3 dc in each remaining ch, (sc around hair elastic) two times; repeat from * twice, work 20 ...
Judith Durant, Edie Eckman, 2013
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One-yard Wonders: Look how Much You Can Make with Just One ...
Turn right side out and press. Do the same with the remaining ring tab. Thread one metal ring onto each tab. Fold the tabs in half and edgestitch along the short raw edge to secure. STEP 3 Scrunchie Bag a< 1 67 Q1 .'G__-HEQN 2 .MoI..o... Q.
Rebecca Yaker, Patricia Hoskins, 2009
9
Cool Stuff Teach Me to Crochet
Project: Loopy Hair Scrunchie This fun project is made in the same way as the Chain Loop Daisy. However, instead of working around a chain ring, you will crochet around an elastic ponytail band. Step 5: Chain 16. Finish off (see Figs. 9a &.
Leisure Arts, 2002
10
Fun for Kids III: An Index to Children's Craft Books
SCRUNCHIE HOLDERS Scrunchie tree (styrofoam cone)— Pack-O- Fun, Holiday 1998, gr. 1-5, 31. SCRUNCHIES Hair scrunchee (fabric)— Sadler-10, gr. 1-5,20-21. Lacy, wavy scrunchie (safety pins, lace)— Clark-2,gr. 1-5, 102-103. No -sew ...
Marion F. Gallivan, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRUNCHIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrunchie is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jennifer Lopez Wore A Scrunchie On 'Idol' — How To Rock The '80s …
Jennifer Lopez brought back the '80s scrunchie on the April 29 episode of 'American Idol.' The singer paired her retro hair look with a bold coral lip and soft ... «Hollywood Life, Apr 15»
2
Pantsuit. Scrunchie. Granny… With Hillary running for president, the …
It was only a matter of moments after Hillary Clinton confirmed the worst kept secret in modern politics – that she would run for US presidency – that news reports ... «The Daily Telegraph, Apr 15»
3
Pet owners encouraged to put specially-made cat scrunchies on …
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6:02 PM - It looks like scrunchies are making a comeback -- and that has conservationists (and wildlife) heaving a sigh of relief. «The Weather Network, Mar 15»
4
Here's a cheap and beautiful way to stop your cat from killing birds
However, it seems that you can now solve this smelly and sad problem simply by putting a scrunchie around your cat's neck, 90s chic style. This would be ... «mirror.co.uk, Mar 15»
5
Scrunchies saving wildlife from being killed by cats: study
She said the results showed the scrunchie-esque neckwear reduced the number of birds, reptiles and amphibians captured by the cats by 54 per cent. «ABC Online, Mar 15»
6
I Tried Cosmo's Scrunchie-on-the-Penis Sex Tip and Here's What …
"Cosmo Labs" is a series in which writers and sexperts try out the wackiest Cosmopolitan sex tips and re-review them for you. The Tip: Use a scrunchie as a cock ... «Cosmopolitan.com, Mar 15»
7
Jessica Simpson's Daughter Maxwell Rides Private Plane in …
Jessica Simpson's Daughter Maxwell Rides Private Plane in (Scrunchie) Style: Instagram Photo. Celebrity Style Mar. 11, 2015 AT 11:15AM By Stephanie ... «Us Magazine, Mar 15»
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Tiaras Are Replacing Scrunchies As The New Ego-Boosting …
Are tiaras the new scrunchies? At a quick glance the question sounds absolutely ridiculous. Tiaras are meant for little girls playing pretty princess right? Or, you ... «Bustle, Dec 14»
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Are Tiaras the New Power Scrunchies?
For some professional urbanites, the tiara is becoming the new power scrunchie, a sartorial coup de grâce for the #ladyboss set. Beyoncé, Madonna and Lady ... «New York Times, Dec 14»
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Hair-raising: Once-popular scrunchies are back in the fashion loop
The list of It Girls sporting scrunchies grows longer every day – supermodel Cara Delevingne, singers Selena Gomez and Rita Ora and the women in Robin ... «News & Observer, Oct 14»

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