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fauxhawk Syllabification: faux·hawk
Pronunciation: /ˈfōˌhôk/

Definition of fauxhawk in English:


A hairstyle in which a section of hair running from the front to the back of the head stands erect, intended to resemble a Mohawk haircut (in which the sides of the head are shaved): the opening drew a primarily male audience sporting ironic T-shirts and fauxhawks
More example sentences
  • My favorite member is the keyboardist dude with the fauxhawk.
  • Niki tried to convince him to cut his hair into a fauxhawk, but he wasn't buying that either.
  • I didn't notice anything about him other than he was still sporting that ridiculous fauxhawk.


Early 21st century: blend of faux and Mohawk (sense 3 of the noun).

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