Definition of fauxhawk in English:


Line breaks: faux|hawk
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊhɔːk


  • A hairstyle in which a section of hair running from the front to the back of the head stands erect, intended to resemble a Mohican haircut (in which the sides of the head are shaved): the opening drew a primarily male audience sporting ironic T-shirts and fauxhawks
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    • The camouflage belt and the soccer shoes are cool, and the haircut is good—a fauxhawk.
    • To the hot blonde with the fauxhawk: you're gorgeous!
    • In college I dressed like an eighties punk, with the ripped tights and the fauxhawk.


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

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