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Definition of dreadlocks noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dreadlocks

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdredlɒks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdredlɑːks//
 
(informal dreads
BrE BrE//dredz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dredz//
 
)
[plural] Describing hair
 
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hair that is twisted into long thick pieces that hang down from the head, worn especially by Rastafarians See related entries: Describing hair
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dreadlocks