Definitions

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  • noun The condition of having unkempt hair, generally as a result of having just woken up from sleep.

Etymologies

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From bed + head.

Examples

  • Here at the bedhead are his books, including the astronomical treatise of Ptolemy called Almagest.

    Old English Libraries; The Making, Collection and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

  • Think about how hideous modern hairstyles are, e.g. the uneven "bedhead" look and the equally bizarre man's haircut with shaved neck so prevalent on middle-aged women.

    Year Around Feminine Fashions

  • And...it's like...so cool and perfectly constructed, with just the right amount of mix of "bedhead" and "tousled bad boy" and "mad scientist".

    Virtually There, Virtually Hair

  • And...it's like...so cool and perfectly constructed, with just the right amount of mix of "bedhead" and "tousled bad boy" and "mad scientist".

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Some people have "bedhead" when they are awakened in the night.

    Ella is one!

  • Some people have "bedhead" when they are awakened in the night.

    Ella is one!

  • Siobhan Bennett, president of the Women's Campaign Forum, a bipartisan group that seeks to get women elected, sees plenty of Americans adopting Ms. Palin's glasses and "bedhead" coif.

    NYT > Home Page

  • How would you adapt a messy 'bedhead' hairstyle to a more conservative situation

    Splendicity

  • Silk Pillowcases A simple switch from cotton to silk cases pampers your face and combats bedhead.

    Better Beauty Sleep

  • Turns out, its just a really chic form of bedhead.

    Robert Pattinson Stinks

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  • ryan adams sessions, hair products, or sleepy hair. I love this word.

    December 6, 2006

  • Also one of my favorite bands ever.

    December 6, 2006