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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.
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a tuft of hair over the forehead
a tuft of hair that grows in a direction different from that of the rest of the hair.
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|Noun||1.||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"