split end

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split +‎ end


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split end (plural split ends)

  1. A hair which has split at the end, usually from dryness or poor nutrition.
    I've got so many split ends – I think I must be working too hard.
  2. (in the plural) The condition of having hairs with split ends.
    Synonyms: schizotrichia, trichoptilosis
    Help! I've got split ends!
  3. (American football) The position which lines up wide and on the offensive line of scrimmage, whose primary job is to serve as a wide receiver.
    Synonym: wideout
    Jones played split end.
  4. (American football) A player playing the position of split end.
    The split end ran deep.