frohawk

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English[edit]

A man with a frohawk (Roger Bonair-Agard).

Etymology[edit]

Blend of fro +‎ Mohawk.

Noun[edit]

frohawk (plural frohawks)

  1. A Mohawk hairstyle worn by someone with afro-textured hair, with the crest generally standing up naturally.
    • 2007, Jessica Pressler, "Truly Indie Fans", The New York Times, 28 January 2007:
      Thousands of black rock fans use Afropunk.com’s message boards to discuss bands, commiserate about their outsider status and share tips on how to maintain their frohawk hairstyles.