widow's peak


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widow's peak

A point in the hairline in the middle of one's forehead. Now known to be a genetic trait, it was once believed to indicate early widowhood. My sister has a widow's peak. Does this haircut make my widow's peak too noticeable?
See also: peak
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He has a prominent widow's peak, probably the most prominent of all the villains discussed in this essay.
Jimmy replied: "Widow's peak is a pointy hairline on your fringe.
Before performing this experiment in class, survey your parents to find out whether or not they have the following traits: attached earlobes, a widow's peak, and tongue-curling ability.
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Reardon was a picture of elegance, always immaculate in his waistcoat and dickie bow - his dark widow's peak and grin earning him the nickname Dracula.
Herot her movies include Widow's Peak, The Parent Trap, with Lindsay Lohan, and Maid In Manhattan, with Jennifer Lopez.
She's made several films since, including Patty Hearst, The Handmaid's Tale, Nell, Widow's Peak, The Parent Trap, Maid in Manhattan, Asylum and The White Countess.
In my general biology for majors class, I have developed a dry genetics lab where students gather data from five family members or friends regarding the presence of such phenotypic characteristics as widow's peak, hitchhiker's thumb, freckles, etc.
When he was at the piano tinkling up a storm, when he urged the crowd to clap along like a deranged Prince, when, goddamit, he appeared to be a sex god with a widow's peak in an all-black suit, the crowd hung on his every movement.
She has also earned the Derringer Award nomination for Best Flash of 2004 for her short story "Widow's Peak."
It hasstarted as a widow's peak but could this be my cue ball face of the future?
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WHY is a V-shaped hairline called a widow's peak? - R.
That wasn't the first time that the Welshman with the widow's peak had scuppered Higgins' hopes of regaining the world title - he knocked him out at the semi-final stage the previous year.
Some might call this a widow's peak, but that's like calling a fat woman curvaceous.