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hair British & World English

Any of the fine thread-like strands growing from the skin of humans, mammals, and some other animals

hair English Thesaurus

thick black curly hair

rend one's garments British & World English

Tear one’s clothes (or pull one’s hair out) as a sign of extreme grief or distress

big hair British & World English

A bouffant hairstyle, especially one that has been teased, permed, or sprayed to create volume

deer hair British & World English

Hair from a deer, particularly as used in making artificial fishing flies

hair clip British & World English

A fastening device, typically ornamental, designed to hold a woman’s hair in place

hair dye British & World English

A natural or synthetic substance used to change the colour of a person’s hair

hair gel British & World English

A jelly-like substance used in styling a person’s hair

hair oil British & World English

Cosmetic oil used in styling a person’s hair

hair worm British & World English

Another term for horsehair worm.

root hair British & World English

Each of a large number of elongated microscopic outgrowths from the outer layer of cells in a root, absorbing moisture and nutrients from the soil

angel hair British & World English

A type of pasta consisting of very fine long strands

camel hair British & World English

A fabric made from the hair of a camel

crape hair British & World English

Artificial hair used by actors, chiefly for false beards and moustaches

facial hair British & World English

A growth of hair on a man’s chin, cheeks, or upper lip

guard hair British & World English

Long, coarse hair forming an animal’s outer fur

hair curler British & World English

A roller or clasp around which a lock of hair is wrapped to curl it

hair grass British & World English

A slender-stemmed grass of temperate and cool regions

hair shirt British & World English

A shirt of haircloth, formerly worn by penitents and ascetics

hair space British & World English

A very thin space between letters or words

Pele's hair British & World English

Fine threads of volcanic glass, formed when a spray of lava droplets cools rapidly in the air

Venus's hair British & World English

The maidenhair fern Adiantum capillus-veneris

hair-covered British & World English

Having a surface covered with hair

hair-raising British & World English

Extremely alarming, astonishing, or frightening

hair remover British & World English

A cream or lotion for removing unwanted hair

hair restorer British & World English

A substance used to promote the growth of receding or thinning hair

hair trigger British & World English

A trigger of a firearm set for release at the slightest pressure

trigger hair British & World English

(In a coelenterate) a filament at the mouth of a nematocyst which triggers the emission of the stinging hair when touched

hair-raising English Thesaurus

I thought ski jumping was hair-raising, but rafting beats it

bad hair day British & World English

A day on which everything seems to go wrong, characterized as a day on which one’s hair is particularly unmanageable

hair extensions British & World English

Lengths of artificial hair attached to a person’s own hair to create a long hairstyle

hair-splitting British & World English

Characterized by or fond of small and overfine distinctions

hair transplant British & World English

A surgical procedure in which hair follicles are transplanted from one part of the head to another part where the hair is thinning or receding

head of hair British & World English

The hair on a person’s head, regarded in terms of its appearance or quantity

hair-splitting English Thesaurus

legal experts have a particularly hair-splitting mentality

hair conditioner British & World English

A liquid applied to the hair after shampooing to improve its condition

hair straighteners British & World English

A device incorporating two narrow heated plates used for straightening a person’s hair

hair of the dog British & World English

An alcoholic drink taken to cure a hangover

a hair's breadth British & World English

A very small amount or margin

in someone's hair British & World English

Annoying (or ceasing to annoy) someone

not turn a hair British & World English

Remain apparently unmoved or unaffected

hide or hair of British & World English

The slightest trace of

keep your hair on! British & World English

Used to urge someone not to panic or lose their temper

let one's hair down British & World English

Behave uninhibitedly


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