- one of only two acceptable hairstyles for men (the other is the mullet)
- a rare hairstyle that an older, mature man constructs for himself on his own head (no real man pays for hairstyling)
The most distinct characteristic of the combover is how maverick it is when compared to other delicate girl-hairstyles).
- the sensation of fullness, while maintaining a modest smoothness
- the bold asymmetry
- how it can add 50 years to a man's "look"