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13:53 Feb 16, 2005
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: konked
his hair was konked and hennaed - fragment opisu wyglądu
Julcia
Local time: 00:44
Polish translation:prostowane/wyprostowane
Explanation:
The early formula of hair straighteners first appeared in the US in the 1940s when it was used by young men, who wanted to achieve a ‘Konked' hairstyle. The Konk hairstyle became extremely popular in the US in the 1940 and inspired the quiff worn in the 1950s.

The look was achieved by straightening the hair and styling it with gel to produce a wavy-straight look. It was the height of fashion and worth a high degree of discomfort.
http://www.zaimlay.dk/produkter_eng.htm

I think it's sorry, this makeover business. Straight hair frizzed, curly hair konked. Light and dark hair inverted like a photo negative.
http://www.filmscouts.com/scripts/diary.cfm?Festival=cannes0...

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Note added at 45 mins (2005-02-16 14:38:56 GMT)
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conk

A hairstyle in which the hair is straightened, usually by chemical means. Also called process.


tr.v. conked, conk·ing, conks

To straighten (tightly curled hair) usually by chemical means.
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*eva*
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:44
Grading comment
fantastycznie, wielkie dzięki
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3 +1prostowane/wyprostowane
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prostowane/wyprostowane


Explanation:
The early formula of hair straighteners first appeared in the US in the 1940s when it was used by young men, who wanted to achieve a ‘Konked' hairstyle. The Konk hairstyle became extremely popular in the US in the 1940 and inspired the quiff worn in the 1950s.

The look was achieved by straightening the hair and styling it with gel to produce a wavy-straight look. It was the height of fashion and worth a high degree of discomfort.
http://www.zaimlay.dk/produkter_eng.htm

I think it's sorry, this makeover business. Straight hair frizzed, curly hair konked. Light and dark hair inverted like a photo negative.
http://www.filmscouts.com/scripts/diary.cfm?Festival=cannes0...

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Note added at 45 mins (2005-02-16 14:38:56 GMT)
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conk

A hairstyle in which the hair is straightened, usually by chemical means. Also called process.


tr.v. conked, conk·ing, conks

To straighten (tightly curled hair) usually by chemical means.

*eva*
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:44
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 130
Grading comment
fantastycznie, wielkie dzięki

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Joanna Borowska: http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=conk
28 mins
  -> tak, dzięki!!!
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