cowlick


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

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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.
His face had not completely lost its ruddy color, and his hair, which was longer than he usually kept it, was messed up, a cowlick curling in front like a red fishhook.
One of his lieutenants, a blond with a cowlick proud on his misshapen head, informed me of all this and asked if I wanted to do it on a Saturday.
You don't dare push down the cowlick that keeps rearing up because of your shaking.
He saw the Superman, circus-tall and far too skinny, and the only things Superman-y about him were the tight red panties and how a cowlick, heavy with gel, curled over one eye.
His hair had a cowlick at the crown; he pressed his palm against it, a nervous tick.
Because of her cowlick and round glasses, the kids in a story circle at Madwimmin books, where Mo works, insist that she's Harry Potter.
Thus, the "help" writing centers provide is not simply fixing a comma splice like using spit to pat down an unseemly cowlick.