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I have seen this word on some French blogs relating to hair styling. I assume it is a colloquialism since it is not in any dictionaries. What does it mean?

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This is what is called verlan in french.
"Verlan" stands for "à l'envers", where you revert syllables.
So here "veuch" becomes "ch'veu", which is the short version of "cheveux" => "hair".

  • Often with Verlan, the last syllable is cut or dropped, especially if it ends with a vowel. Moche becomes cheumo, but the final 'o' is dropped. It makes "cheum". Same goes for : Flic > keufli > keuf and femme meufa > meuf – Teleporting Goat Dec 5 '16 at 1:01

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