widow's peak


: a point formed by the hairline in front

Examples of widow's peak in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1681, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of widow's peak was in 1681

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“Widow's peak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/widow%27s%20peak. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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