Pronunciation of Braid
/bɹˈe͡ɪd/, /bɹˈeɪd/, /b_ɹ_ˈeɪ_d/
Synonyms for braid:
queue, tonsure, number two, bun, spangle, tousle, tonsorial, dreadlocks, chignon, tint, backcomb, permanent, number one, bob, permanent wave, bangs, afro, crew cut, ponytail, Bobbed, embroider, blow-dry, tassel, flattop, beehive, monogram, frill, scrunch-dry, coiffure, crop, sweep back, comb out, perm, pageboy, hairdo, sequin, cornrow, buzz cut, corsage, topknot, mohawk.
Other synonyms and related words:
construction, chignon, relax, pigtail, intertwine, twist, queue, wrench, device, bob, spin, coiffure, interweave, monogram, ribbon, embroider, hairdo, interlace, decoration, tousle, turn of events, bun, fix, sequin, marabou, set, pleach, shampoo, entwine, hairstyle, mohawk, backcomb, ponytail, trimmings, eddy, piping, twirl, frill, whirl, gimmick, tress, wind, twisting, ruffle, corsage, winding, bend, DO, cord, facing, pleat, tease, blow-dry, parting, trim, afro, gel, pile, salon, beehive, dreadlocks, streak, topknot, fortify, crimp, gold braid, braiding, lace up, scallop, enlace, haircut.
Sense 1 (noun)
close, beehive, chignon, bob, bun, Bobbed, afro, buzz cut, bangs.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
plait, twist, tress.
lace, brace, paste, fastener, vise, bond, hitch, clinch, knitting, skewer, staple, cement, button, bolt, mucilage, chain, latch, guy, cleat, binding, connector, ligament, mediator, catch, spike, hawser, suture, link, clasp, Vinculum, zipper, knot, clamp, stay, hinge, go-between, hasp, tack, brad, bonding, cinch, pin, buckle, middleman, string, nail, seal, agent, belt, splice, snap, band, cincture, thread, fuse, stitch, rivet, fastening, glue, hook, twine, closure, cotter, binder, medium, strap, tie, coupling, weld, lock, grapnel, rabbet, anchor, bracket, clip.
interwoven hair style (noun)
plait, queue, ponytail, pigtail.
pigtail, hairstyle, queue.
Usage examples for braid:
- It leaped a tangled braid through the air and as it struck burst asunder, and the stones scattered and rattled along the floor and rolled far out on the carpet. - "The Mettle of the Pasture", James Lane Allen.
- I never'll braid it again as long as I live; so there! - "Jimmy, Lucy, and All", Sophie May.
- So also was her plain morning dress, and the simple braid in which her hair was collected. - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.