Definition of spit curl in English:

spit curl


North American
  • A small curl of hair trained to lie flat on the forehead, at the nape of the neck, or in front of the ear.

    British term kiss-curl

    ‘Or, add pomade in the front only and create a spit curl or a fancy fringe.’
    • ‘We could really move away from the spit curl and the greased-out hair.’
    • ‘Does it remind you of Clark Kent pulling off his glasses, adding a spit curl, and suddenly no one can recognize that he is Superman?’
    • ‘All of the women are luscious, in their bouffants and spit curls, breasts thankfully free of major surgical enhancement and liberated to move like they have a mind of their own.’


spit curl

/ˈspit ˌkərl/ /ˈspɪt ˌkərl/