In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1peinado afro masculine(hairstyle/look) afro
- For his costume, the District Court judge donned an orange prison jumpsuit, arm and leg shackles, an Afro wig and black face paint.
- With his bushy Afro, kneepads and high, striped socks, Arizona's senior power forward is called old-school.
- He is about 5ft 10 ins tall, Afro-Caribbean with quite a large Afro hairstyle and is of a skinny build.
- I had a natural Afro and at one point a scraggly beard.
- It was her mother who broke the deadlock and marched her over to the Beauty School to have the renowned stylists turn her straightish hair into an Afro.
- Dressed in 1970s-style winter coats and wearing soft Afros, they smile for the camera.
- For most of his adult life, he had worn it closely cropped, but several years ago decided to let it grow out into a woolly Afro.
- He had short black Afro style hair and also spoke with a London accent.
- The driver - a dark, podgy man with a thick Afro haircut - nodded and drove.
- His lips are full with a hint of a smile, his gaze intense, his visage emboldened by the tilt of his beret covering his Afro.
- It wasn't far off an Afro; close enough, anyway, to get me into bother with the blatantly bald headmaster at my grammar school.
- He still had his signature haircut, the Afro, and he dropped his hands to his sides, walking toward me.
- The trappings of black power, Afro clothing, and plaited hair have appeared and disappeared.
- The men's beards, be they puffy, pointy or kinky, provide visual balance to their outsize Afros.
- His Afro hairstyle was not well combed or groomed.
- We're trying to grow our hair into Afros, but that part isn't working too well.
- He now has a pot belly while his Afro haircut of the 1980s has been replaced by a short-cropped style and his beard has gone from black to grey.
- I opened the card envelope and pulled out a picture of a young boy with a bushy Afro and glasses as thick as my fingers.
- He went through a black radical period in his twenties, complete with a big Afro, he recounts matter-of-factly, but he grew out of it.
- His Afro adds an entire foot to his height, and his thick, long eyelashes look like they're stuck together with tears.
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