Definition of quiff
: a prominent forelock
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Benioff, who wears his hair in a Morrissey quiff, is the more sardonic one.
Ken, a former icon of bland, unrealistic masculinity for children everywhere, now comes in seven skin tones, three body types, eight hair colors, and nine hairstyles (including cornrows, fade, shaggy dog, quiff and buzz cut).
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Origin and Etymology of quiff
First Known Use: circa 1890See Words from the same year
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Definition of quiff for English Language Learners
: hair at the front of a person's head that is brushed upward
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