bequiffed

adjective
be·​quiffed | \ bi-ˈkwift How to pronounce bequiffed (audio) , bē- \

Definition of bequiffed

British
: 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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of bequiffed

1989, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About bequiffed

Time Traveler for bequiffed

Time Traveler

The first known use of bequiffed was in 1989

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near bequiffed

be quick on the draw

bequiffed

ber

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for bequiffed

Cite this Entry

“Bequiffed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bequiffed. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!