cowlick


cow·lick

noun \ˈka-ˌlik\

: a small bunch of hair on a person's head that sticks up above the hair around it : a small bunch of hair that will not lie flat

Full Definition of COWLICK

:  a lock or tuft of hair growing in a different direction from the rest of the hair

First Known Use of COWLICK

1598

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

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