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A hairstyle in which a section of hair running from the front to the back of the head stands erect, intended to resemble a Mohican haircut (in which the sides of the head are shaved)‘the opening drew a primarily male audience sporting ironic T-shirts and fauxhawks’
- ‘In college I dressed like an eighties punk, with the ripped tights and the fauxhawk.’
- ‘I find it strange that Sindi chose to let the apprentice do her hair, while the qualified hairdresser was relegated to mushing product into the boys' fauxhawks.’
- ‘I didn't notice anything about him other than he was still sporting that ridiculous fauxhawk.’
- ‘To the hot blonde with the fauxhawk: you're gorgeous!’
- ‘My favorite member is the keyboardist dude with the fauxhawk.’
- ‘His critically acclaimed band Playgroup brought live electro to the club long before ironic mullets and fauxhawks became de rigueur.’
- ‘The camouflage belt and the soccer shoes are cool, and the haircut is good—a fauxhawk.’
- ‘The boys ranged from a cute, clean-cut paralegal at the Federal Trade Commission to a couple of college students with fauxhawks.’
- ‘It would appear that he has at least fixed his hair from the hilarious greaseball-yet-rock-hard fauxhawk thing he had going.’
- ‘Niki tried to convince him to cut his hair into a fauxhawk, but he wasn't buying that either.’
Early 21st century: blend of faux and Mohawk.
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