[ moh-hee-kuhn ]

noun,plural Mo·hi·cans, (especially collectively) Mo·hi·can.

Words Nearby Mohican Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Mohican in a sentence

  • Prickly Prince Philip was on his dissapointingly un-outspoken form when he met a man wearing a giant red Mohican.

    Prince of Hairs | Tom Sykes | July 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • It was the Mohican and Lenape who veiled their faces, not the Iroquois.

    The Reckoning | Robert W. Chambers
  • The elder Mohican heard with deep gravity, and appeared to ponder on his words, as though he felt the importance of their import.

    The Last of the Mohicans | James Fenimore Cooper
  • Duncan complied; and the Mohican, who had been an attentive listener to the discourse, readily undertook the office.

    The Last of the Mohicans | James Fenimore Cooper
  • The young Mohican cast a glance at his father, but, maintaining his quiet and reserved mien, he continued silent.

    The Last of the Mohicans | James Fenimore Cooper
  • We will load the back of this Mohican until he staggers under our bounty, and dispatch him after my young men.

    The Last of the Mohicans | James Fenimore Cooper

British Dictionary definitions for mohican (1 of 2)


/ (məʊˈhiːkən) /

  1. a punk hairstyle in which the head is shaved at the sides and the remaining strip of hair is worn stiffly erect and sometimes brightly coloured

  2. a person wearing such a hairstyle

British Dictionary definitions for Mohican (2 of 2)


Mahican (məˈhiːkən)

/ (ˈməʊɪkən, məʊˈhiːkən) /

  1. plural -cans or -can a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Hudson river and east of it

  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family

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