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English citations of emo bangs
Noun: "bangs swept down over the forehead which hang in or cover at least one eye"
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- 2005 — Richard Freeman, "Spun: Mae", The Gauntlet, 4 June 2005:
- Judging from The Everglow's first song, "We're So Far Away", music tastes like bad cheese and burnt emo bangs.
- 2006 — Richard Grayson, "And to Think That He Kissed Him on Lorimer Street", in And to Think That He Kissed Him on Lorimer Street and Other Stories, Dumbo Books (2006), ISBN 1411675959, page 5:
- Nick actually seems older than the angelically smooth-faced Kevin, whose dyed-red emo bangs make him look twelve to my presbyobic eyes.
- 2007 — Ann Donahue, "'Hidden Palms': Welcome to the neighborhood", Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2007:
- (He also continues the trend elucidated by Tobey Maguire in "Spider-Man" this summer - neatly swept aside hair = studious nice guy; brushed forward emo bangs = baaaaad.)
- 2008 — Franklin W. Dixon, The Hardy Boys: Feeding Frenzy, Aladdin Paperbacks (2008), ISBN 9781416954996, page 44:
- He had those emo bangs where the whole point of them seems for them to be in your face.
- 2008 — Julie Kraut & Shallon Lester, Hot Mess: Summer in the City, Delacorte Press (2008), ISBN 9780385735063, page 331:
- "Well, Daddy is going to love love!" she said, smoothing his emo bangs into a more presentable look.
- 2009 — Melissa J. Morgan, Camp Confidential: Extra Credit, Grosset & Dunlap (2009), ISBN 9781101140260, unnumbered page:
- He definitely had emo bangs, without the emo vibe.
- 2009 — Nick Patch, "Canadian winner Tams says he hopes Adam Lambert wins American Idol", Winnipeg Free Press, 20 May 2009:
- Some point to his flamboyantly glam style -- he wears heavy eyeliner, black nail polish and artfully asymmetrical emo bangs, dyed black but streaked with blue […]
- 2010 — Katie Finn, What's Your Status?, Point (2010), ISBN 9780545211277, page 28-29:
- Tanner was short, even for a sophomore, with long emo bangs he was always pushing out of his eyes.
- 2010 — Freeman Hall, Stuff That Makes a Gay Heart Weep: A Definitive Guide to the Loud & Proud Dislikes of Millions, Adams Media (2010), ISBN 1440506558, page 148:
- Gay hearts weep with concern over their one-eyed emo brothers and sisters, many of whom are gay, or will be gay in the future, and feel that driving under the influence of emo bangs is a tragedy waiting to happen that could change their lives forever.
- 2010 — Phoebe Kitanidis, Whisper, Balzer + Bray (2010), ISBN 9780061799259, page 65:
- Lanky body hunched over, eyes downcast so his brown emo bangs brushed his desk.
- 2011 — Sarah Rees Brennan, "Let's Get This Undead Show on the Road", in Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions (eds. Melissa Marr & Kelley Armstrong), HarperCollins (2011), ISBN 9780062015792, page 197:
- […] He's the alluring other who makes us feel good about ourselves. Emo bangs to fangs, he's the whole package."
- 2011 — Megan Hart, Collide, Spice Books (2011), ISBN 9781459242647, unnumbered page:
- He was supercute, with emo bangs over one eye and a hint of guyliner that would've sent my heart aflutter not too long ago.
- 2011 — James A. Moore, Subject Seven, Razorbill (2011), ISBN 9781101486160, unnumbered page:
- Short, lanky, geek haircut with emo bangs, dark hair and a skinny ass face.