Definition of pigtail noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɪɡteɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪɡteɪl//
(British English) (also braid North American English, British English) Describing hair
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hair that is tied together into one or two bunches and twisted into a plait or plaits, worn either at the back of the head or one on each side of the head She wore her hair in pigtails. The long golden pigtails hung down her back. compare ponytail See related entries: Describing hair
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pigtail