bakåtslickad frisyr

English translation: slicked-back hairdo / hairstyle / hair

Swedish term or phrase:bakåtslickad frisyr
English translation:slicked-back hairdo / hairstyle / hair
Entered by: Thomas Johansson

14:28 Sep 5, 2005
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: bakåtslickad frisyr
"...Stureplanskillarnas bakåtslickade frisyr..."
Thomas Johansson
Local time: 15:09
slicked-back hairdo
... and lots of grease
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Béatrice Öman
Local time: 21:09
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5 +9slicked-back hairdo
Béatrice Öman



17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +9
bakåtslickad frisyr
slicked-back hairdo

... and lots of grease

Béatrice Öman
Local time: 21:09
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Pernille Chapman: Or 'hairstyle', depending on the context...
3 mins
  -> Good point! Depends on how flippant it is supposed to be.

agree  ojinaga
6 mins
  -> thanks!

agree  Neil Crockford
20 mins
  -> thanks!

agree  Thierry Jamez: right!
38 mins
  -> thanks :)

agree  George Hopkins: Not so slick - when I was a boy my mum pretended to spit on my hair when combing it back.
2 hrs
  -> :) what a choice... grease or spit. Thank god there's hair gel nowadays

agree  Madelen Neikter
2 hrs
  -> thanks!

agree  Tess Whitty
4 hrs
  -> thanks!

agree  Clare Barnes: Hi Bea! Good to see you here!
5 hrs
  -> Hi Clare! Same here :) Thanks

agree  Anna Blanck
16 hrs
  -> Thanks!
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