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See definition of pigtail on Dictionary.com
  • as inbraid
  • as inbraid
  • as inplait

synonyms for pigtail

  • ponytail
  • plait
  • queue
See also synonyms for: pigtails
  • complect
  • cue
  • entwine
  • interlace
  • intertwine
  • lace
  • mesh
  • plait
  • ravel
  • twine
  • twist
  • weave
  • interknit
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How to use pigtail in a sentence

The moolahs were Chinese191 in feature and costume, and wore the Mongolian queue or pigtail.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
Martha had twisted her pale brown pigtail tightly round her neck, and was calling with little indistinct noises to her sister.
SMITH COLLEGE STORIESJOSEPHINE DODGE DASKAM
The Hittites wore their hair in three plaits, which fell over the back like the pigtail of a Chinaman.
EARLY ISRAEL AND THE SURROUNDING NATIONSARCHIBALD SAYCE
Some have the pigtail wound round the head, forming a singular crown, the diadem of the wilderness.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
The hint arrested Shen Heng's fingers in the act of tearing out a handful of his beautiful pigtail.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
Five thousand pigtail-wearing soldiers afterward attempted to recapture it, but were repulsed.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
Lena was curled up, her knees under her chin, only a straight, standing-up pigtail of hair showing above the bolster.
IN A GERMAN PENSIONKATHERINE MANSFIELD
Saw a Mongol with pigtail at one of the stations, which showed that we were approaching the borders of the Chinese Empire.
THROUGH SIBERIA AND MANCHURIA BY RAILOLIVER GEORGE READY
The Chinaman sat playing with the end of his pigtail, and giggled as Jim looked into his eyes.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
The man was actually toying with the end of his pigtail, as if he could find nothing better to do.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIGTAIL

  • pigtail
  • plait
  • ponytail
  • queue
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