What is another word for plaits?

Pronunciation: [plˈe͡ɪts] (IPA)

Plaits are a common hairstyle that involves weaving hair into interlocking strands. Synonyms for plaits include braids, cornrows, twists, and weaves. Braids are a popular variant of plaits where the interlocking strands appear diagonally across the head. Cornrows, on the other hand, are tightly woven braids along the scalp that can be styled into intricate patterns. Twists involve twisting strands of hair together to create a rope-like effect, while weaves involve adding additional hair to existing hair and braiding it in. All of these synonyms provide different variations on the classic plaited hairstyle and offer a range of styling options for all hair types and lengths.

What are the hypernyms for Plaits?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Plaits

She had a large, fat face with a big mouth, and her hair was curiously done, parted in the middle and plastered down on each side of the head in little plaits.
"Liza of Lambeth"
W. Somerset Maugham
Her daughter's father must have had black hair, for Sally can make huge shining coils, or close plaits, very wide, out of her inheritance.
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
Her fair hair was drawn back very plainly from her forehead, and coiled in innumerable plaits.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes

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