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1. hair

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] 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.

Synonyms

  • forelock
  • hairdo
  • ceratin
  • facial hair
  • coif
  • body hair
  • guard hair
  • coat
  • eyebrow
  • eyelash
  • part
  • body covering
  • supercilium
  • curl
  • bush
  • brow
  • down
  • keratin
  • integumentary system
  • head of hair
  • coiffure
  • cowlick
  • ringlet
  • pubic hair
  • cilium
  • hairstyle
  • foretop
  • hair style
  • hairline
  • crotch hair
  • lash
  • lock
  • parting
  • beard
  • mane
  • whorl
  • pile

Antonyms

  • wholly
  • unbend
  • straighten
  • repel

Etymology

  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
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  • laterriere
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  • icelandair
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  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
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  • praxair
  • nationair
  • jeanpierre

How do you pronounce hair?

Pronounce hair as hɛr.

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Example sentences of the word hair


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use scissors to remove strings or hair that have wrapped around the beater bar.

Quotes containing the word hair


1. Loving oneself isn't hard, when you understand who and what 'yourself' is. It has nothing to do with the shape of your face, the size of your eyes, the length of your hair or the quality of your clothes. It's so beyond all of those things and it's what gives life to everything about you. Your own self is such a treasure.
- Phylicia Rashad

2. To me, Ann Romney sounds like a better candidate than her husband. She put her MS into remission through horseback riding, alternative therapies, and a healthy diet. She knows how to pace herself. She has a sense of humor and an innate honesty, and her hair moves in the wind. Maybe she should run.
- Patti Davis

3. They love their hair because they're not smart enough to love something more interesting.
- John Green, Looking for Alaska

2. hair-raising

adjective. extremely alarming.

Synonyms

  • alarming
  • nightmarish

Antonyms

  • alarm
  • consternation
  • dismay

3. hair-raiser

noun. excitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones.

Synonyms

  • chiller
  • excitement

Antonyms

  • unexciting
  • sorrow

4. hair-shirt

adjective. self-sacrificing or austere.

5. hair-tailed_mole

noun. mole of eastern North America.

Synonyms

  • Parascalops breweri
  • brewer's mole

6. hair

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] a filamentous projection or process on an organism.

Synonyms

  • appendage
  • sensory hair
  • vibrissa
  • process
  • pilus
  • seta
  • outgrowth
  • bristle

Antonyms

  • undergarment
  • undress
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. hair

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] a very small distance or space.

Synonyms

  • hair's-breadth
  • small indefinite quantity
  • small indefinite amount
  • hairsbreadth

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • elated
  • upward

Etymology

  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. hair

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments.

Synonyms

  • haircloth
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join

Etymology

  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. hair

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal.

Synonyms

  • mammal
  • mammalian
  • ingrown hair
  • pilus
  • filum

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. hair

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] filamentous hairlike growth on a plant.

Synonyms

  • stinging hair
  • beard
  • tomentum
  • plant process
  • enation

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • fauna
  • superior
  • worsen

Etymology

  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))
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