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British English: /hɛː/
American English: /hɛr/

Translation of hair in Italian:


  • 1 uncountable (collectively)
    (human) (on head) capelli (masculine plural) , capigliatura (feminine) , chioma (feminine)
    (on body) peli (masculine plural)
    to have long, short hair
    avere i capelli lunghi, corti
    (cat, dog)
    avere il pelo lungo, corto
    blond, black hair
    capelli biondi, neri
    a fine head of hair
    una bella capigliatura
    to brush, wash one's hair
    spazzolarsi, lavarsi i capelli
    to get one's hair cut
    farsi tagliare i capelli
    to have one's hair done

also: -haired adjective in composti

  • long, short-haired
    dai capelli lunghi, corti
    dal pelo lungo, corto
    dark, curly-haired
    dai capelli scuri, ricci


by a hair, by a hair's breadth

to have a hair's breadth escape

salvarsi per un pelo o per il rotto della cuffia

he didn't turn a hair

non ha fatto una piega o non ha battuto ciglio

he was perfect, not a hair out of place

era perfetto, non aveva un solo capello fuori posto

it made my hair stand on end

mi ha fatto rizzare i capelli in testa

I won't let them touch o harm a hair of your head

keep your hair on! the thought made her hair curl

(British English) [informal]
stai calmo! non preoccuparti!
il pensiero le fece rizzare i capelli in testa

to get in somebody's hair

stare tra i piedi di qualcuno o dare fastidio a qualcuno

to have somebody by the short hairs

(American English) [informal]
tenere qualcuno in pugno, in propria balia

to let one's hair down

rilassarsi o lasciarsi andare

to split hairs

to tear one's hair out

strapparsi i capelli

you need a hair of the dog (that bit you)

= hai bisogno di un bicchierino di liquore per farti passare la sbronza
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