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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. hairnoun

    a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

    "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"

    fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, pilus, hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, whisker

  2. hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair, whiskernoun

    a very small distance or space

    "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"

    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, vibrissa, fuzz, haircloth, sensory hair, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  3. hair, fuzz, tomentumnoun

    filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

    "peach fuzz"

    hairsbreadth, copper, hair's-breadth, bull, blur, fuzz, haircloth, pig, tomentum cerebri, tomentum, whisker, pilus, cop

  4. hair, pilusnoun

    any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal

    "there is a hair in my soup"

    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  5. haircloth, hairnoun

    cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments

    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  6. hairnoun

    a filamentous projection or process on an organism

    fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, pilus, hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, whisker

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. locks

    as in locks of hair

    she brushed her long, curly locks.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 26, 2014  
  2. pilar

    of or relating to the hair

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

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  1. Stephen King:

    And, you know, there was something about Mike Pence that’s creepy, and I think it has something to do with the hair. The hair doesn’t look like it has strands. It’s just there. He’s like the mean doctor on a soap opera, the one who sells drugs, you know, or has a prostitution ring from Bulgaria or something. He has that look.

  2. Bruce Bannister:

    To me it looked real. It was not a toupee, when I approached him, he kind of leaned toward me, put his head toward me, and asked me to touch his hair.

  3. Gerald Eskenazi:

    Don't forget, this still was the Sixties, long hair was controversial and the establishment was being given a battle from upstart newcomers, the symbolism was perfect, and it was all there.

  4. Cristian Parvulescu:

    (Prisoners) woke up with snow on their hair because it so was cold and the water in their mugs froze. It was inhuman ... They communicated by coughing in Morse code. christian Orthodox countries are masculine societies where justice is the result of negotiation.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    Our friends in the media, it seems like they lit their hair on fire. They were very confused: 'Well, what are these New York values of which you speak?' in the rest of America, people know exactly what that means.

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