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


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From bed + head.


  • 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

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

    Virtually There, Virtually Hair

  • 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


  • 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

  • There's Valerie, looking like a fierce little referee in a striped tank; Kristin, still looking sex-starved in a leather dress and bedhead; and Nicholas, looking like Ellen DeGeneres with a five o'clock shadow!

    Una LaMarche: Project Runway Finale Part Two Recap

  • Her eyes took in my camo tank top, boxing shorts, and extreme bedhead.

    Mercy Kill


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