There are 2 main definitions of Mohican in English:

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Mohican 1

Line breaks: Mo|hi¦can
Pronunciation: /məʊˈhiːk(ə)n/

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A hairstyle with the head shaved except for a strip of hair from the middle of the forehead to the back of the neck, typically stiffened to stand erect or in spikes: I was a nihilistic punk with a Mohican and a ring in my nose [as modifier]: a Mohican haircut
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  • In the last few years the soccer star has sported shoulder-length hair, a Mohican and ‘cornrows’ but is probably most famed for his £300 skinhead.
  • The models wore sky-high Mohicans, stripy knee-length and bright ankle socks (along with spiky heels) and carried teddy bears on chains.
  • The bride's father wore a gangster outfit complete with trilby and spats, Andy's punk friends sported colourful Mohicans and four of the guests came as the Addams Family.


1950s (as Mohican haircut): erroneously associated with the American Indian people ( see Mohican2), from illustrations or film adaptations of James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans. See also Huron.

Words that rhyme with Mohican

archdeacon, beacon, Costa Rican, deacon, Dominican, Mozambican, Puerto Rican, weaken
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There are 2 main definitions of Mohican in English:

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Mohican 2 Syllabification: Mo·hi·can
Pronunciation: /mōˈhēkən/

adjective& noun

Old-fashioned variant spelling of Mahican or Mohegan.
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