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1. hairless

adjective. ['ˈhɛrləs'] having no hair or fur.

Synonyms

  • glabrescent
  • naked-tailed
  • nonhairy
  • bald
  • tonsured
  • beardless
  • bald-headed
  • smooth-faced
  • depilatory
  • naked-muzzled
  • bald-pated
  • glabrous
  • balding

Antonyms

  • covert
  • covered
  • unshaven
  • wooly

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hair (English)
  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Hairless

  • careless

Example sentences of the word hairless


1. Noun, singular or mass
You should be left with a plain hairless you.

2. Adjective
Rub the tanning solution into the hairless side of your pelt until it is dry.

Quotes containing the word hairless


1. Hindus, in their capacity for love, are indeed hairless Christians, just as Muslims, in the way they see God in everything, are bearded Hindus, and Christians, in their devotion to God, are hat wearing Muslims.
- Yann Martel, Life of Pi

2. Do you understand now why books are hated and feared? Because they reveal the pores on the face of life. The comfortable people want only the faces of the full moon, wax, faces without pores, hairless, expressionless.
- Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

3. When I corrected her, I told her that in fact she was not so wrong; that Hindus, in their capacity for love, are indeed hairless Christians, just as Muslims, in the way they see God in everything, are bearded Hindus, and Christians, in their devotion to God, are hat-wearing Muslims.
- Yann Martel, Life of Pi

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