Definition of hairgrip in English:

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hairgrip

Pronunciation: /ˈhɛːɡrɪp/

noun

British
A small, thin, flexible piece of metal or plastic bent so that the ends are close together, used for fastening a person’s hair in place.
Example sentences
  • When you have pushed all the hair in, secure with hairgrips along the seam formed by the join, starting at the bottom.
  • In short, he was making the most of his ferreting, like some old trout picking hairgrips in a supermarket.
  • Danny looks the least attractive of the bunch of boys, sitting backstage in powder and hairgrips.
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