Definition of bedhead in US English:

bedhead

noun

informal
  • Hair with an untidy appearance, such as results from lying in bed.

    ‘her artfully messy bedhead’
    as modifier ‘a trendy bedhead look’
    • ‘He'd fix it somewhat enough to make it seem like it was not bed head, and proceed in his usual daily routines.’
    • ‘Typically, if I ever get bed head, it's because I'm so exhausted that I need an hour of sleep in the middle of the day, so what I normally do is force myself to sleep face down on my bed.’
    • ‘Jessica moved the messy bed head away from her face.’
    • ‘If someone asks whether you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, odds are you're having a bad hair day, unless of course, bed head is your usual hairstyle.’
    • ‘I swear I had the worst bed head in the whole wide world.’
    • ‘She was still beautiful even with bed head and dark circles under her eyes.’
    • ‘Nah, I'll just come over for breakfast so I can mock your bed head.’
    • ‘When she finally located it on the small dresser in front of her mirror she attacked her bed head before stripping off her pajamas and pulling her school clothes on.’
    • ‘And to complete the look he has major bed head and a toothbrush hanging out of his mouth.’
    • ‘He had bed head and he was in a messy gray undershirt and green plaid pyjama bottoms.’
    • ‘Looking back at her from the mirror stood a girl with bed head and bags under her eyes.’
    • ‘I took a moment to try and comb out my bed head, then went downstairs, where he was busy sweeping the kitchen.’
    • ‘He gets up blowing a feather out of his unbelievable bed head and rolls off his covers with a bit of effort.’
    • ‘The front of my shirt was stained with coffee and pizza sauce from the previous evening's midnight snack, and I still had bed head.’
    • ‘I scrambled to get dressed and quickly pulled a comb through my tangled bed head before rushing into the bathroom that connected to my bedroom.’
    • ‘I pulled out my hair brush and brushed away my bed head.’
    • ‘Taylor looked in the mirror at the mess of bed head she had.’
    • ‘Akina walked off, scratching her messy bed head.’
    • ‘He held back the urge to laugh at the face she made and her bed head.’
    • ‘‘I hate it when I get bed head,’ she grimaced, and attempted to calm her rebellious fur.’

Pronunciation

bedhead

/ˈbɛdhɛd//ˈbedhed/