Definition of Dreadlocks

1. Noun. A hairstyle worn by Rastafarians and others in which the hair is left to grow into long matted strings. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dreadlocks

1. dreadlock [n] - See also: dreadlock

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreadlocks

dreader
dreaders
dreadful
dreadfull
dreadfully
dreadfulness
dreadfulnesses
dreadfuls
dreading
dreadingly
dreadless
dreadlessness
dreadlock
dreadlocked
dreadlocking
dreadlocks (current term)
dreadly
dreadnaught
dreadnaughts
dreadnought
dreadnoughts
dreads
dream
dream-work
dream catcher
dream catchers
dream come true
dream factory
dream on

Literary usage of Dreadlocks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to Jamaica by Paris Permenter (2005)
"... small mash up destroy, wreck natty dread dreadlocks or person with dreadlocks nyam eat oht fi about to pikny child rass backside (a common curse) ..."

2. Adventure Guide to St Vincent, Grenada and the Grenadines by Cindy Kilgorie Brown, Alan Moore (2003)
"Hair in dreadlocks, heavy bass soundtrack, red-green-gold decoration, ... dreadlocks are not compulsory. I know a Rasta who had enormous dreads one year and ..."

3. Caribbean by Barbara Ender-Jones (2001)
"IRp^l You don't have to grow your own; floppy hats in Rastafarian colours with ready-made dreadlocks round the brim. New Kingston This is a modern ..."

4. Ill-Equipped: U.S. Prisons and Offenders with Mental Illness by Sasha Abramsky (2003)
"It was cut short after VK, a large man with long dreadlocks, wearing blues-brother sunglasses, his front teeth capped with gold, began responding to ..."

5. Home Cooking in the Global Village: Caribbean Food from Buccaneers to by Richard R. Wilk (2006)
"Rastafarianism has never been a major movement in Belize, but dreadlocks, reggae and Rasta fashions have been popular. A few real Rastafarians from Jamaica ..."

6. Muhammad Ali & Company by Thomas Hauser (1998)
"And when we got there, I suggested he stay put because his size and dreadlocks would make him an obvious target for some nut with a bottle if he returned to ..."

7. Costa Rica Alive! by Bruce Morris (2002)
"The country is actually quite conservative and, even though you see lots of young guys with dreadlocks hanging about, smoking cannabis is not tolerated by ..."

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