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American English: /ˈdrɛdˌlɑks/
British English: /ˈdrɛdlɒks/

Translation of dreadlocks in Spanish:

plural noun

  • (rizos al estilo de los rastafaris)
    Example sentences
    • Those Rastafarians with dreadlocks who never wash their hair may be on to something.
    • His hair was twisted in short dreadlocks that hung down past his chin.
    • It kind of looks a little like dreadlocks but I have braided it so that it doesn't get too tangled in the hands of a two year old.

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