(REN.tun) n. A very short haircut.

Example Citation:
Renton n. sl. An extremely short haircut - after the one worn by the mashed-up (that is, intoxicated) character played by Ewan McGregor in Trainspotting.
—David Rowan, "Glossary for the 90s," The Guardian (London), November 16, 1996

Earliest Citation:
Renton: Very short coif.
—"Brit Speak," Newsweek, November 4, 1996

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