from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British A tuft of hair, especially a forelock.
- n. A woman regarded as promiscuous.
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- n. A puff or whiff, especially of tobacco smoke.
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- n. a prominent forelock (especially one brushed upward from the forehead)
He wore his cap at the back of his head, so as to exhibit to an admiring world a carefully - cultured curl of the "quiff" variety, which was plastered across his forehead with a great expenditure of grease.
This was, indeed, the Gunner Barling he used to know, with his smooth-shaven chin and neat brown moustache waxed at the ends and characteristic "quiff" decorating his brow.
If you're talking about his hair, I think you mean "quiff".
Years ago, when young men started to sport the "quiff" hairstyle that Tintin is so famous for
The dozy ponce wants women-only shortlists, doesn't have a word to say about immigration, has got more 'quiff' than Blair and not one solitary noteworthy policy but a gazzillion soundbites.
There's something about his cheesy little face, wiggly worm dance and head-to-toe stonewashed outfit complete with mega-quiff which is warming, in the same way as a chicken kiev can be.
"When you've got that 'quiff' of yours all fussed up, and those new 'square-pushin' 'dress-pants on you're some' hot dog. '...
There are sharp suits for the boys, a bluish-bleached quiff for Ronson and, for the girls, the 80s dressing-up box.
When I started upper school at 11, I used to do my hair up in a big quiff and lots of backcombing – it wasn't really in fashion, but I just started doing it.
Tweed suits, bow tie, a quiff – diffident young actor Matt Smith is the youngest ever Doctor.