be·​quiffed bi-ˈkwift How to pronounce bequiffed (audio)
: having a prominent forelock of hair styled upward and backward : having a quiff
A sharp-suited, bequiffed entertainer of the old school, he has a chiselled look and smooth sound that epitomise timeless, laid-back cool.Melissa Field, Sunday Telegraph Magazine (Australia), 1 Mar. 2009
Cash's image—from bequiffed teddy boy idol to mystical man of the world, from ravaged rebel to self-styled spiritual guru, always sombrely suited and booted—was as important as his music.Alice Jones, The Independent (London), 26 Jan. 2006

Word History

First Known Use

1989, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bequiffed was in 1989

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“Bequiffed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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