Definición de dandruff en inglés:

dandruff

Saltos de línea: dan|druff
Pronunciación: /ˈdandrʌf
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • Small pieces of dead skin in a person’s hair: there was a certain amount of dandruff on the shirt
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • How conscious people have become about skin and acne and about hair and dandruff.
    • Her greasy brown hair was held back in pigtails flaked with dandruff, and congealed hair grease.
    • Nits stick to the hair while things like dandruff and dried hairspray flakes can be blown away.

Derivativos

dandruffy

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Ichthyosis is a malformation of the skin characterized by dryness, roughness, and thickening of the epidermis which is cast off in dandruffy to plate-like scales.
  • His fur, which was very dull and dandruffy, is now sleek and beautiful.
  • Early stages may be characterized by scratching, dandruffy skin, and discomfort.

Origen

mid 16th century: the first element is unknown; the second (-ruff) is perhaps related to Middle English rove 'quality of being scurfy'.

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Palabra del día kerf
Pronunciación: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw