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cowlick

Line breaks: cow|lick
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊlɪk
 
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Definition of cowlick in English:

noun

A lock of hair hanging or projecting over a person’s forehead: his hair was cut short with a cowlick dropping over at the front
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  • He looked extremely fatigued; there were bags under his eyes and his hair had several unnatural cowlicks in it.
  • Zeke leaned over, his white-gloved hands splayed on the counter, and his shaggy, ruffled black hair forming a cowlick.
  • He had light hair with a slight cowlick in the front.

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