Definition of hairgrip in English:


Line breaks: hair|grip
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛːɡrɪp


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.
More 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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