Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / cowlick
FEEDBACK

cowlick

See definition of cowlick on Dictionary.com
  • as inhair
  • as intuft

synonyms for cowlick

  • eyebrow
  • fiber
  • fur
  • grass
  • haircut
  • hairstyle
  • mane
  • sideburn
  • strand
  • wig
  • wool
  • beard
  • bristle
  • cilium
  • coiffure
  • cut
  • down
  • eyelash
  • feeler
  • filament
  • fluff
  • fringe
  • lock
  • mop
  • moustache
  • quill
  • ruff
  • shock
  • thatch
  • tress
  • tuft
  • vibrissa
  • villus
  • whiskers
  • frizzies
  • split ends
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Can You Tell The Difference Between "Been" Or "Being"?
START THE QUIZ

How to use cowlick in a sentence

He chuckled immoderately and pressed his cowlick down, which defiant tuft popped instantly back to its position of attention.
THE RED DEBTEVERETT MACDONALD
This hair was his pride and sorrow: it defied him in a brilliant cowlick until plastered flat with water.
THE STREETS OF ASCALONROBERT W. CHAMBERS
From the top of his forehead to the cowlick on the back of his head ran a broad white scar.
THE GOOSE GIRLHAROLD MACGRATH
Trousers may be brought to order in a few minutes, but to subdue a cowlick is a matter of years.
SKIPPY BEDELLEOWEN JOHNSON
Overtop thought pleasantly of her, and combed back his intractable cowlick.
ROUND THE BLOCKJOHN BELL BOUTON
I never yet saw a fellow with a cowlick who amounted to a hill of beans.
CENTER RUSH ROWLANDRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Once I saw Dan's cowlick shake like the plume of an angry warrior as his wife turned toward him inquiringly.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
I've been fighting this cowlick ever since I've been a kid—stocking caps, gunk, the works.
THE ROMANTIC ANALOGUEW.W. SKUPELDYCKLE
So he put down the spuds and begun to curry that cowlick of hisn.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Even his grizzled hair slanted forward in a stiff cowlick over his forehead, and his face bristled sharply with his gray beard.
JEROME, A POOR MANMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO COWLICK

  • beard
  • bristle
  • cilium
  • coiffure
  • cowlick
  • cut
  • down
  • eyebrow
  • eyelash
  • feeler
  • fiber
  • filament
  • fluff
  • fringe
  • frizzies
  • fur
  • grass
  • haircut
  • hairstyle
  • lock
  • mane
  • mop
  • moustache
  • quill
  • ruff
  • shock
  • sideburn
  • split ends
  • strand
  • thatch
  • tress
  • tuft
  • vibrissa
  • villus
  • whiskers
  • wig
  • wool
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.