Definition of forelock
: a lock of hair growing from the front of the head
Recent Examples of forelock from the Web
Gone are the silly forelock and the granny glasses, replaced by a tidier Wall Street coif and sober dark frames.
A signal example of this phenomenon is probably Cameron Dallas, a wholesome-looking 21-year-old with a floppy forelock and an off-kilter grin.
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First Known Use of forelock
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Definition of forelock for English Language Learners
: a piece of hair growing from the front of the head
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