Definition of hairnet in English:

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hairnet

Pronunciation: /ˈherˌnet/

noun

A piece of fine mesh fabric for confining the hair.
Example sentences
  • The food was served by women in turquoise, nylon uniforms, their hair tucked up under hairnets and plastic shower caps.
  • A large woman on the opposite side of the glass shield, sporting a near-oversized white apron and a hairnet over her curly hair, took a spoonful and poured it into a bowl, then handed it over the protective glass.
  • You stand naked in a booth, after covering toes, feet and hands with barrier cream and placing a hairnet over your hair, and press the green button to activate the tanning spray.

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Syllabification: hair·net

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