Definition of natty dread in English:

natty dread


  • (among Rastafarians) a Rastafarian, typically a man with dreadlocks.

    • ‘Oh, I also have this little joke for you, its about the time when some relatives of Fyr were giving this natty dread that lived in the country a really hard time!’
    • ‘If you like a good mix of people from old & new skins, two tone folk, natty dreads, old & new timers, young boppers and everything in between, then check us out.’


1970s: from natty + dread.