widow's peak

noun

: a point formed by the hairline in front

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Top with a widow's peak cut from a slightly larger orange pumpkin. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 Top with a widow's peak cut from a slightly larger orange pumpkin. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 Top with a widow's peak cut from a slightly larger orange pumpkin. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 Top with a widow's peak cut from a slightly larger orange pumpkin. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 Top with a widow's peak cut from a slightly larger orange pumpkin. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 Top with a widow's peak cut from a slightly larger orange pumpkin. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 Top with a widow's peak cut from a slightly larger orange pumpkin. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 Top with a widow's peak cut from a slightly larger orange pumpkin. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1681, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Widow's peak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/widow%27s%20peak. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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