Definition of longhair in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɒŋhɛː/


1 informal, often derogatory A person with long hair or characteristics associated with it, such as a hippy: the longhairs among us urged raids on government buildings
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  • The transcript doesn't say who it was, but the question itself makes you wonder how the blazes some Linux-loving hippy longhair got into the meeting in the first place.
  • These three longhairs hinted at greatness on their first EP, but with this new joint they are clearly the ones to beat on the Canadian underground rock scene.
  • Travis, Dallas, Sean and Mike look like the kind of disreputable longhairs that southern sheriffs were always trying to run out of town in movies from the Sixties.
2A cat of a long-haired breed.
Example sentences
  • The village was run over with stray cats, tabbies, longhairs, shorthairs, tomcats, and all other imaginable breeds, even the Casper Cat (known for its lack of whiskers and hair).
  • This process was accelerated, one suspects, by the introduction of colorpoint longhairs to Birman breeding programs.
  • They include many popular breeds as well as non-pedigreed longhairs and shorthairs.

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