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Meaning of "soul patch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SOUL PATCH

Perhaps from the notion that it was popular among jazz and soul musicians.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SOUL PATCH

soul patch play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOUL PATCH

noun
adjective
verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Soul patch 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 SOUL PATCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Soul patch

The soul patch is a small patch of facial hair just below the lower lip and above the chin. It came to prominence in the 1950s and 1960s, when it was a style of facial hair common among African American men, most notably jazzmen. It became popular with beatniks, artists, and those who frequented the jazz scene and moved in literary and artistic circles. Jazz trumpeters in particular preferred the goatee for the comfort it provided when using a trumpet mouthpiece.

Definition of soul patch in the English dictionary

The definition of soul patch in the dictionary is a small patch of facial hair below the centre of the lower lip and above the chin.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOUL PATCH

sought
sought-after
souk
soukous
soul
soul food
soul mate
soul music
soul-baring
soul-destroying
soul-like
soul-searching
soul-stirring
souled
soulful
soulfully
soulfulness
soulless
soullessly
soullessness

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOUL PATCH

a bad patch
alcohol patch
batch
catch
crosspatch
despatch
dispatch
eye patch
hatch
match
nicotine patch
on the watch
patch
purple patch
repatch
scratch
shoulder patch
skin patch
vegetable patch
watch

Synonyms and antonyms of soul patch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «soul patch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOUL PATCH

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

Translator English - Chinese

灵魂补丁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parche alma
570 millions of speakers

English

soul patch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आत्मा पैच
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الروح التصحيح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

душа патч
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

barbicha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আত্মা প্যাচ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

patch âme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tampalan jiwa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Seele Patch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

魂のパッチ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

영혼 패치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tembelan jiwa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

linh hồn vá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆன்மா இணைப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आत्मा पॅच
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ruh yaması
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cerotto anima
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łata dusza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

душа патч
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

suflet patch-uri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μπάλωμα ψυχή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

siel kol
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

själ lapp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

soul patch
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of soul patch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOUL PATCH»

The term «soul patch» is regularly used and occupies the 67.025 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOUL PATCH» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOUL PATCH»

Discover the use of soul patch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to soul patch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Soul Patch
All you need do is look at the cover of the original edition of Soul Patch — featuring a photo I chose — to see where I was at. Although other books of mine are grittier, bloodier, more violent — Hose Monkey, Empty Ever After, Tower, The Fourth ...
Reed Farrel Coleman, 2011
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Eating the Dinosaur
His decision to grow a soul patch pretty much said it all: In the ten-thousand-year history of facial hair, no one has ever looked nonidiotic with a soul patch. In fact, the zenith of the soul patch's legacy was Matt Dillon in Singles; Dillon grew a ...
Chuck Klosterman, 2009
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The Passion of the Garth: An Essay from Eating the Dinosaur
His decision to grow a soul patch pretty much said it all: In the ten-thousand-year history of facial hair, no one has ever looked nonidiotic with a soul patch. In fact, the zenith of the soul patch's legacy was Matt Dillon in Singles; Dillon grew a ...
Chuck Klosterman, 2010
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First You Run
But she didn't see anything crazy about him, only intense whiskey-colored eyes framed in thick lashes the same shade as his too-long hair and the shadow of a soul patch on his chin. Dangerous, yes, but not crazy. “Who are the crazies?
Roxanne St. Claire, 2008
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Finn
It helped them imagine that my screaming “Rape!” and flailing around were things that a spoiled brat would do to embarrass her father—who, when I finally admitted it to myself, was the person that Soul Patch was most trying to sound like .
Matthew Olshan, 2001
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The soul: its sorrows and its aspirations : an essay towards ...
Mediocrity — as in poetry, so in church architecture — must utterly fail to elevate the soul ; patch the work as much as we will. Considering how rare access to churches of the noblest kind must always be, tenets of religion which dwell much on ...
Francis William Newman, 1905
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Dealbreaker: The Definitive List of Dating Offenses
"Dealbreaker" is a hilarious reference guide to the qualities that, when discovered, transform the ?date you hope to go home withOCO into the ?date you pray never calls again.OCO A ?dealbreakerOCO could be an annoying habit ("you talk ...
Dave Horwitz, Marisa Pinson, 2010
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Catechism made easy, a familiar explanation of the Catechism ...
... at that time to be studying at the same college. Ignatius, perceiving the noble qualities of mind and heart which his young friend possessed, was bent upon gaining him to God ; but as Xavier OF THE SALVATION OF TEE SOUL. PATCH. 11.
Henry Gibson, Christian doctrine, Catechism Rom cath. ch, 1865
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Cindy Ella
Phoo stroked his soul patch. "That's an interesting question. I'll meditate on that tonight and e-mail you in the morning." I went back to checking out Noah online when I heard footsteps coming up the stairs. There was this saying I 127.
Robin Palmer, 2008
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Sexless in the City: A Memoir of Reluctant Chastity
But neither his soul patch nor throaty-engined orange muscle car could match the connection that still tied me to Married Man. If anything. that guy deepened my doubts God would prove good in my love life. Though CS was a different group ...
Anna Broadway, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOUL PATCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term soul patch is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dragon Ball Xenoverse: New Z-soul Patch Available for PlayStation …
This is a Z-soul patch, so this update will be fixing the misbehavior of Z-soul "Bwa-ha-ha, Thanks for the Energy". Fan Wishlist for the Next Update. One gamer ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Mar 15»
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Vanilla Ice's Mug Shot Is Basically A Public Service Announcement …
Vanilla Ice 2015 mug shot soul patch Folks, this is a classic example of why the 1990s were the most detrimental to men's fashion. Before that, things were a little ... «TheGloss, Feb 15»
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Riverbank looks to broaden merchant restrictions
Dano Friedman, owner of Soul Patch Tattoo in downtown Riverbank, works on a San Francisco Giants tattoo design he made for a client. | Debbie Noda ... «Modesto Bee, Oct 14»
4
The Kitchen Gardener - Martin Gribble from Soul Patch at Turlinjah
This week we meet Martin Gribble (pictured) who runs Soul Patch, a market garden at Turlinjah between Bodalla and Moruya. Martin is a regular at the Tilba and ... «ABC Online, Sep 14»
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John Travolta Soul Patch: Actor Debuts Odd Facial Hair at Cannes …
John Travolta's beard was shaved into a soul patch at the Cannes Film Festival. ... Festival this week, taking a grooming risk by showing off a bizarre soul patch. «Us Magazine, May 14»
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What A Man's Facial Hair Says About Him, According To A Beard …
In the '50s, beatniks had soul patches, and then hippies adopted the look in the '60s." Mutton Chops. lemmy kilmister. A gentleman with a big heart. "What comes ... «Huffington Post, Nov 13»
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What Women Really Think … Of Facial Hair
From scruff to goatees, to mustaches, to the oh-so passé soul patch, to thick chops, to a full beard, to even the chinstrap which, in my humble opinion should be ... «YourTango, Sep 13»
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Giants' Star Tim Lincecum Cuts Hair, Still Rocking Soul Patch
Tim Lincecum will enter MLB spring training looking like Canadian pop singer k.d. lang after lopping off his classic long locks. Good for the San Francisco Giants ... «Bleacher Report, Feb 13»
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Apolo Ohno Scores Million Dollar Pad for Soul Patch
Apolo Ohno dropped $990K on a sick LA condo recently -- a ridiculously low price, considering it's a fraction of what the pad went for in the past ...TMZ has ... «TMZ.com, Dec 12»
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Every Time I Die Frontman Starts 90′s Cover Band – Meet Soul Patch
Already Soul Patch has played a couple of gigs. A couple of video's have surfaced online: fan filmed footage, nothing HD just yet, but their rendition of ... «Music Feeds, Sep 12»

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