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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

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 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 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

in someone's hair in hair British & World English

Annoying (or ceasing to annoy) someone

hair-covered British & World English

Having a surface covered with hair

hair-raising British & World English

Extremely alarming, astonishing, or frightening

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

Venus's hair British & World English

The maidenhair fern Adiantum capillus-veneris

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-splitting British & World English

Characterized by or fond of small and overfine distinctions

rend one's garments in rend British & World English

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

head of hair British & World English

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

head of hair in head British & World English

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

hair of the dog in hair British & World English

An alcoholic drink taken to cure a hangover

a hair's breadth in hair British & World English

A very small amount or margin

not turn a hair in hair British & World English

Remain apparently unmoved or unaffected

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! in hair British & World English

Used to urge someone not to panic or lose their temper

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

a hair in hair British & World English

A very small quantity or extent

tear one's hair out British & World English

Feel extreme desperation

make someone's hair curl British & World English

Shock or horrify someone

hairdo British & World English

The style of a woman’s hair

hairband British & World English

A band for securing or tying back one’s hair

haircare British & World English

The care of one’s hair

hairnet British & World English

A piece of fine mesh worn to keep the hair in place


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