cowlick


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cow·lick

 (kou′lĭk′)
n.
A projecting tuft of hair on the head that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and will not lie flat.

cowlick

(ˈkaʊˌlɪk)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a tuft of hair over the forehead

cow•lick

(ˈkaʊˌlɪk)

n.
a tuft of hair that grows in a direction different from that of the rest of the hair.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cowlick - a tuft of hair that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and usually will not lie flat
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
Translations

cowlick

[ˈkaʊlɪk] N (US) → chavito m, mechón m

cowlick

nTolle f
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Consider spreading a small amount of sunscreen on your hair for added protection, and don't skip the areas where you part your hair or have a cowlick, as those spots burn easily.
It also coincided with a new look for the singer, as she swapped her trademark highlight cowlick quiff for a fringe, and the transformation began with scrapping any kind of plan for the record.
Failure to heed this warning will fry your eyeballs all the way back to your cowlick.
Steve started out with a rubber arrow around his head; Martin used to tweak his cowlick into the point of an arrow while dancing wildly as character Ed Grimley.
Hitler's visual image could be reduced to a greasy cowlick and a toothbrush moustache.
One clearly resembles Hitler, by means of a black moustache and a cowlick across the forehead .
She was beautiful in her long-haired wiener dog imperfections: a goofy cowlick, fur trailing from her ears like peyot, and meaty forearms like Popeye.
Homer, I believe, is our best approximation of the idealized -H persona assumed by the artist--sweet as a dappled fawn, a gentle farm boy all cowlick and hayseed: Ray Johnson right down to the ground.
Just as one can't comb a hairy ball flat without creating a cowlick, there will always be some microtubules that cannot lay flat against the membrane surface in a regular pattern.
Children were not offered or taken indiscriminately, but were signified by a double cowlick in their hair and being born under a favourable sign.
the cowlick of his yellow hair remembered in the innumerable