widow's peak

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A woman with a widow's peak


widow's peak (plural widow's peaks or widows' peaks)

  1. A descending V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead.
    • 2010, Gary Shteyngart, Super Sad True Love Story, Random House, →ISBN, page 154:
      “I like your hair,” Grace said, gently pulling at the clump standing armed sentinel over my widow's peak. “It's honest.”


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