dread, 恐惧。locks, 发绺。原指非洲部落勇士的一种发型。
- dreadlocks (n.)
- 1960, from dread + locks (see lock (n.2)). The style supposedly based on that of East African warriors. So called from the dread they presumably aroused in beholders, but Rastafarian dread (1974) also has a sense of "fear of the Lord," expressed in part as alienation from contemporary society.
- 1. He was turned down for a driving job when he refused to cut his dreadlocks.
- 2. The American comedy actress Whoopi Goldberg is all voice dreadlocks and teeth.
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