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Definition of "quiff" []

  • Chiefly British A tuft of hair, especially a forelock. (noun)
  • A woman regarded as promiscuous. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "quiff" in a sentence
  • "He wore his cap at the back of his head, so as to exhibit to an admiring world a carefully - cultured curl of the "quiff" variety, which was plastered across his forehead with a great expenditure of grease."
  • "This was, indeed, the Gunner Barling he used to know, with his smooth-shaven chin and neat brown moustache waxed at the ends and characteristic "quiff" decorating his brow."
  • "If you're talking about his hair, I think you mean "quiff"."