Quiff definition

kwĭf
(slang) The vulva or vagina. [from 20th c.]
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(brit.) A lock or tuft of hair; esp., a forelock.
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(slang) A young girl, especially as promiscuous; a prostitute. [from 20th c.]
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A hairstyle whereby the forelock is brushed and/or gelled upward, often associated with the styles of the 1950s. [from 19th c.]
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Quiff is a British term that means a prominent piece of hair on a man that is brushed up and back from the forehead.

A prominent piece of hair called a forelock is an example of a quiff.

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(regional, slang) A trick or ploy; a stratagem. [from 19th c.]
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A tuft of hair, especially a forelock.
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A woman regarded as promiscuous.
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(slang) A sexually promiscuous woman.
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To arrange (the hair) in such a manner. [from 20th c.]
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A puff or whiff, especially of tobacco smoke.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
quiff
Plural:
quiffs

Origin of quiff

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of coif.

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably variant of coif (“vulva").

    From Wiktionary

  • Variant form of whiff.

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown.

    From Wiktionary