Definition of kiss-curl in English:

kiss-curl

noun

British
  • A small curl of hair trained to lie flat on the forehead, at the nape of the neck, or in front of the ear; a spit curl.

    • ‘Tock is also marginally less annoying than tonight's victim, sixteen-year-old Foxtrot Darling, who arrives complete with kiss-curl.’
    • ‘In the early days, as in the 1631 Mauritshuis painting with gorget, kiss-curl and slimmed-down nose, he flattered himself.’
    tress, tuft, curl
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Pronunciation

kiss-curl

/ˈkɪsˌkərl//ˈkisˌkərl/