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’
    • ‘Jessica moved the messy bed head away from her face.’
    • ‘He'd fix it somewhat enough to make it seem like it was not bed head, and proceed in his usual daily routines.’
    • ‘He had bed head and he was in a messy gray undershirt and green plaid pyjama bottoms.’
    • ‘Akina walked off, scratching her messy bed head.’
    • ‘She was still beautiful even with bed head and dark circles under her eyes.’
    • ‘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 swear I had the worst bed head in the whole wide world.’
    • ‘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 took a moment to try and comb out my bed head, then went downstairs, where he was busy sweeping the kitchen.’
    • ‘Nah, I'll just come over for breakfast so I can mock your bed head.’
    • ‘Looking back at her from the mirror stood a girl with bed head and bags under her eyes.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He held back the urge to laugh at the face she made and her bed head.’
    • ‘And to complete the look he has major bed head and a toothbrush hanging out of his mouth.’
    • ‘‘I hate it when I get bed head,’ she grimaced, and attempted to calm her rebellious fur.’
    • ‘Taylor looked in the mirror at the mess of bed head she had.’
    • ‘He gets up blowing a feather out of his unbelievable bed head and rolls off his covers with a bit of effort.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I pulled out my hair brush and brushed away my 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.’

Pronunciation

bedhead

/ˈbɛdhɛd//ˈbedhed/