Share this entry
Jheri curl Line breaks: Jheri curl

Definition of Jheri curl in English:


A black male hairstyle in which the hair is styled into tight ringlets with a glossy finish.
Example sentences
  • Michael seemingly had perfected himself in a surgically cosmetic way, his Jheri curl was state of the art, and he exulted in the torturing of the beautiful Ola Ray.
  • When you get to Man U., if he's there, can you try and get Ronaldinho to do something about his Jheri curl?
  • Now, I'm not one to judge, but dudes, he had a Jheri curl.


From the nickname of Robert William Redding (1907–98), the American developer of the haircare product used to create the style.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources