Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hairstyle in which the hair is longer or fixed in a ridge running from the forehead to the nape, and the sides of the head are not shaved.

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  • noun An imitation of the Mohawk (=UK Mohican) hairstyle in which a central tuft is created using gel without having to shave the sides of the head.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Blend of faux and mohawk.]

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Blend of faux and Mohawk.

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  • Just saw this word for the first time today in an article about some guy on the TV show "American Idol."

    March 28, 2007