bed-headed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bed head +‎ -ed.

Adjective[edit]

bed-headed (comparative more bed-headed, superlative most bed-headed)

  1. (colloquial) Having bed head.
    • 2009, Garth P Toyntanen, Institutionalized 2, p. 11:
      Amidst the aseptically-perfumed bare functionality, typifying a hospital ward, a pretty and petite elfin teenage girl stirs – tawny hair all tousled and bed-headed, lips full yet petulant.
    • 2012, Caitlin Moran, The Times, Apr 2012:
      William and a bed-headed Harry were joshing around at the altar like Luke and Han.