quiff


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quiff 1

 (kwĭf)
n. Chiefly British
A tuft of hair, especially a forelock.

[Origin unknown.]

quiff 2

 (kwĭf)
n.
A woman regarded as promiscuous.

[Origin unknown.]

quiff

(kwɪf)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) Brit a prominent tuft of hair, esp one brushed up above the forehead
[C19: of unknown origin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quiff - a prominent forelock (especially one brushed upward from the forehead)
forelock - a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
Translations

quiff

[kwɪf] Ncopete m

quiff

[ˈkwɪf] n (mainly British) (= hairstyle) → banane f

quiff

n (esp Brit) → Stirnlocke f, → Tolle f
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GET your biggest quiff styled and ready as a pair of X Factor stars will do the honours at South Shields Christmas lights switch on.
TOP SUMMER TRICK:"If your hair's pretty short, wearing a quiff is a great way to keep your fringe off your face.
The inside-forward with the Teddy Boy quiff showed he could make and score goals.
He also appeared to have trimmed his beard back at last, and do we spy a few flecks of grey shooting through the quiff? The former footballer and fashion icon was the picture of the modern gent in tweed jacket and old school-style tie.
Meanwhile Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw will provide the young'un element in his snappy suit and with his perfectly coiffed quiff.
The list, which was put together to mark hairdresser Toni and Guy's 50th anniversary, featured Elvis Presley's jet black quiff on the second position, followed by Bob Marley's dreadlocks, the Daily Express reported.
Posts about the Do It Like A Dude singer's quiff and its similarity to that of her The Voice pal Danny O'Donoghue went online after her X Factor appearance on Sunday.
This particular footballer was so worried about his wellgroomed quiff that he brought in his own hairdryer to make sure he looked the part.
And he turned up to watch it in his best Mao suit and an Elvis-style quiff - which doesn't feature on the stateapproved list of hairstyles for men.
A Teddy Boy his style, he always wore a quiff; He scored a host of goals, he always got a sniff.
This season, we've seen the quiff transform into various shapes on the runways of Missoni, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton and more.
Highlights on the first night included Swedish House Mafia, indie rockers Arctic Monkeys (plus ALEX TURNER sporting a bizarre Greaser quiff) and Pulp.