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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If you have a cowlick - a bit that grows up or sideways, rather than sitting flat - you could opt for a side-swept fringe that works with rather than against it, says Jordan.
Along with onboard availability, customers using United Club shower facilities at airports in Chicago, New York/Newark, Houston, Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, and travelers visiting the United Arrivals Lounge in San Francisco, may enjoy Cowshed's Cowlick Gentle Shampoo, Saucy Cow Softening Conditioner, Knackered Cow Relaxing Bath & Shower Gel and Knackered Cow Relaxing Body Lotion.
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.
the cowlick of his yellow hair remembered in the innumerable
His jaw was in his throat, his upper lip and teeth were gone, his one eye was shut, his other eye was a star-shaped hole, his eyebrows were thin and arched like a woman's, his nose was undamaged, there was a slight tear at the lobe of one ear, his clean black hair was swept upward into a cowlick at the rear of his skull, his forehead was lightly freckled, his fingernails were clean, the skin at his left cheek was peeled back in three ragged strips, his right cheek was smooth and hairless, there was a butterfly on his chin, his neck was opened to the spinal cord and the blood there was thick and shiny and it was this wound that had killed him.
British actress Sally Hawkins is hugely touching as Ginger, and the passionate Bobby Cannavale, with a cowlick -- or is it a bang?
If the photograph showed my cowlick with three hairs that day, the painting would show my cowlick with three hairs.
Yet how else justify this indented nest,/daub & cowlick, frankly pubic, a fluster in the cold brake?
Women are all jealous of each other - we are all entitled to a little irrational behaviour every now and again, and having a momentary surge of envy towards another woman because she doesn't have to wrestle with a cowlick seems to fit squarely in that bracket.
His long infatuation with her makes him seem even younger than he looks with his cowlick because Randism is a state of arrested adolescence, making its disciples feel like heroic teenagers atop a lofty mountain peak.
He's a skinny kid with sandy hair like mine, only his has no gray and is normally organized into a cowlick that juts over his forehead.
I looked at Tubb, his blonde, signature cowlick standing upright from the back of his head, giving a boyish appearance to a man who was a full-bird colonel.