dreadlocks (hair style) made popular by rastas. Got its name from the 'white mans' supposed aversion to them, hence DREAD locks.
by Ganja! July 21, 2005
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dreads are hair locked together by knots which can be usually made by backcombing the hair to make them nice and tight, dread have been around for absolutely ages, seeing as it did start with prehistoric cavemen or cavewomen because they didnt have combs to comb their hair.
Man those are some cool dreads, anyone can have absolutely awesome dreads. it doesnt matter which ethnic background you come from.
by vibrantly difulgent January 24, 2008
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Popular Word, Caribean/Bahamian Roots. Showing astonishment.
"Dread...I can't belive we won..."
by Anon January 27, 2005
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A Rastafarian. Short for "natty dread" and derived from "dreadlocks."
"Dread at the controls!"

"Dread, natty dread now. Dreadlock bongo congo I."

by Jawsy March 29, 2008
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