cowlick cowlick  /ˈkaʊ lɪk/


  • (n) a tuft of hair that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and usually will not lie flat


  1. A 12-year-old boy with a stiff cowlick waits at the safe house near a cabbage field on Beijing's dusty outskirts.
  2. Jones, plump and thoughtful, his cowlick slicing over his eyebrow, stalked after his ball in silence while Farrell, lean and dark, walked with a gloomy air beside him.
  3. Alfalfa is wistful, but his cowlick won't stay put.


  • Tom Herzing: Sunday 'best' gives way to informal dress

    Remember the phrase, 'He's all dressed up in his Sunday best'? As a kid, Sunday Best was a misery: choked by a tie, mom's spit in your hair to hold the cowlick down, great Saturday afternoons interrupted to shine your shoes and that darned bath where the
    on September 27, 2013     Source: The Oshkosh Northwestern

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  • In 1968, when Reagan was 57, one of his disparagers, Norman Mailer, wrote that Reagan radiated a "very young, boyish, maybe thirteen or fourteen, freckles, cowlick, I-tripped-on-my-sneaker-lace aw shucks variety of confusion."
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Norman Mailer Source: Hot Air (blog)

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