hair
[hɛː]
NOUN
hairs (plural noun)
  1. any of the fine threadlike strands growing from the skin of humans, mammals, and some other animals.
    "coarse outer hairs overlie the thick underfur" ·
    "thick black hairs on his huge arms"
    synonyms:
    fur · wool · coat · fleece · pelt · hide · skin · mane · fell
    • a fine threadlike strand growing from the epidermis of a plant, or forming part of a living cell.
      "scalloped leaves edged with silver hairs" ·
      "it damages the cilia, tiny hairs that clear invading bacteria from the lung"
  2. hairs collectively, especially those growing on a person's head.
    "her shoulder-length fair hair"
    synonyms:
    head of hair · shock of hair · mop of hair · mane · locks · tresses · curls ·
  3. (a hair)
    a very small quantity or extent.
    "his magic takes him a hair above the competition"
ORIGIN
Old English hǣr, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch haar and German Haar.
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How to use hair in a sentence?
she brushed her hair carefully, as if her success lay in the sleek disposal of each gleaming black thread.
apply a dollop of volumizing mousse to the roots and work it in towards the ends of your hair.
she marvelled at the blueness of his eyes, how straight his nose was, the way his hair waved.
women began to bob their hair immediately after the war and were shingling it by 1925.
her long black hair and comfortable clothes are the badge of the artist and beatnik.
trailers show him with dyed blond hair and, in one scene, a flowing blond weave.
these nanorods are about 10,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair.
the basin was ringed by a tidemark composed of specks of hair and shaving cream.
volumizing products coat each strand, making hair appear thick and much fuller.
chemicals remove the hair and preserving salts, and then the hides are fleshed.
a spritz of this product will help roughen up your hair for a textured finish.
he stood out from the rest of the mob with his silver hair and stacked shoes.
a Caucasian of slim build, 198 cm tall with short grey hair and a grey beard.
it damages the cilia, tiny hairs that clear invading bacteria from the lung.
peering into the mirror to see if any white hair showed after her last tint.
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How to say hair in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)hare, haarkleur, haar
Arabic (NOUN)الشعر, شعر, شعره, شعرك, شعرها, تساقط الشعر, شعري
Bangla চুল
Bosnian (Latin) kosa
Bulgarian (NOUN)косата, коса, Фризьорски, косъм, косми, окосмяване, коси, прическа
Cantonese (Traditional) 頭髮
Catalan (NOUN)cabell, pèl, borrissol, perruqueria
Chinese Simplified 头发
Chinese Traditional 頭髮
Croatian (NOUN)kose, kosa, kosu, dlaka, brijač, kosom, vlas, kosi, dlačica, frizura, sušilo
Czech (NOUN)vlasy, chlupy, chloupků, srsti, srst
Danish (NOUN)hår, håret, frisør
Dutch (NOUN)haren, haar
Estonian (NOUN)juuksed, juuste, karvad, vill, karv
Fijian na uluna
Filipino buhok
Finnish (NOUN)hiukset, Parturi, hiusten, karva, tukka, karvojen, haiven
French (NOUN)cheveux, poils, capillaires, coiffure
German (NOUN)Haar, Haares, Frisur
Greek (NOUN)μαλλιά, τρίχα, τρίχες, τρίχωμα
Haitian Creole cheve nan tèt
Hebrew (NOUN)שיער, השיער, לשיער, בשיער, שיערה, שהשיער, מהשיער
Hindi (NOUN)बाल, हेयर
Hmong Daw plaub hau
Hungarian (NOUN)haj, haja, haját, szőr, hajad, hajra, hajú, hajszárító, fodrászat
Icelandic (NOUN)hár, Hárgreiðslustofa, hárið
Indonesian (NOUN)rambut
Italian (NOUN)capelli, pelo, peli, barbiere
Japanese (NOUN)髪, 毛, ヘア, 毛髪, ヘアー, 有毛
Kiswahili (NOUN)nywele
Klingon jIb
Korean (NOUN)머리, 머리카락, 헤어, 머리가, 모발, 털, 모
Latvian (NOUN)mati, matu, matus, matos, apmatojuma, spalva
Lithuanian (NOUN)plaukų
Malagasy singam-bolo
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)rambut, Tukang Gunting Rambut
Maltese (NOUN)xagħar
Norwegian Bokmål hår
Persian (NOUN)مو, موهای, موی
Polish (NOUN)włosów, włosy, włosami, włos, sierści
Portuguese (NOUN)cabelo, pêlos, penteado
Querétaro Otomi Ma xtä
Romanian (NOUN)părul, păr
Russian (NOUN)волосы, прическу, парикмахерская, шерсть
Samoan lauulu
Serbian (Cyrillic) коса
Serbian (Latin) kosa
Slovak (NOUN)vlasy, Kadernícto, chlpy, srsť
Slovenian (NOUN)las, lase, lasje, dlake, lasmi, frizerski
Spanish (NOUN)pelo, cabello, vello, capilar, peinado
Swedish (NOUN)hår, håret, hårfärg, frisör
Tahitian te rouru
Tamil (NOUN)முடி
Telugu జుట్టు
Thai (NOUN)ผม
Tongan lou'ulu
Turkish (NOUN)saç, saçlı, saçı, saçın, kıl, saça, kılı, tüy
Ukrainian (NOUN)волосся, зачіску, шерсть
Urdu (NOUN)بالوں, بال, ہیئر
Vietnamese (NOUN)tóc, mái tóc, lông
Welsh (NOUN)gwallt, wallt, flew, blew
Yucatec Maya pool
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