a haircut in which the wearer, rather then shave off the sides of his head for a real mo-hawk, merely gels up a portion of hair in the middle. not everyone can wear it and look good. but if you do it tends to look very cool
last night we put some eyeliner on patrick and gave him a faux-hawk. he looked emo, but very adorable.
a (unfortunately) prevalent hair-style seen in indie circles. the perpetrator often wears knee-high wrestling shoes, with faded pseudo-trendy jeans (obviously faded - preferably torn in more than one spot.) The delinquent will also travel in groups with other degenerates with geomteric haircuts.
Jonas the editor of an obscure indie website was sporting his faux-hawk at the Blonde Redhead concert.