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A hairstyle in which the hair is washed but not combed and twisted while wet into tight braids or ringlets hanging down on all sides.→ lock
plait, pigtail, twistView synonyms
- ‘Veronica, 39, is a pretty woman with a mass of dreadlocks who lives across the street from me.’
- ‘It kind of looks a little like dreadlocks but I have braided it so that it doesn't get too tangled in the hands of a two year old.’
- ‘He dressed in complete black, and his green hair fell down to his shoulders in dreadlocks.’
- ‘It's all frizzy and damp and twisted in sweaty, frizzy chunks that almost look like dreadlocks.’
- ‘He had shoulder length white hair that hung in dreadlocks around his shoulders, and black sunglasses.’
- ‘Those Rastafarians with dreadlocks who never wash their hair may be on to something.’
- ‘I left my hair the way I usually keep it, twisted in sections kind of like dreadlocks.’
- ‘As I round the corner he is joined by his mate, a man with his hair in 3 dreadlocks - one huge matted one on top and two huge matted ones on either side.’
- ‘His thick black hair was kept in long dreadlocks, perfectly framing his face.’
- ‘He had very short hair with long dreadlocks in the back.’
- ‘So, I'd appreciate your thoughts on the technical and social aspects of having dreadlocks.’
- ‘Within moments, my hair lost its sheen and assembled itself into blonde dreadlocks.’
- ‘Chris shook his head, his dreadlocks becoming free from the ponytail he put them in.’
- ‘Some of his thinning hair is tied into dreadlocks that hang down his back.’
- ‘His hair was twisted in short dreadlocks that hung down past his chin.’
- ‘Then we noticed that some of these cops had pony-tails, others full-on Afros and dreadlocks.’
- ‘He had turquoise hair done in dreadlocks, which hung about his head in a messy bunch and nearly reached his shoulders.’
- ‘I vote that we go for the water torture plan - threaten to wash his dreadlocks!’
- ‘She has red-brown, extremely long hair, usually tied in a plait with two dreadlocks behind each ear.’
- ‘While having the nose job, I was offered hair extensions in the form of multi-coloured dreadlocks.’
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