widow's peak

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widow's peak

n.
A V-shaped point formed by the hair near the top of the human forehead.

[From the superstition that it is a sign of early widowhood.]

widow's peak

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
[from the belief that it presaged early widowhood]

wid′ow's peak`


n.
a point formed in the hairline in the middle of the forehead.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.widow's peak - a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
hairline - the natural margin formed by hair on the head
tip, peak, point - a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"