hair - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the mass of thin fibres that grows on your head

    long black hair

    He wore his hair in a ponytail.

    You need to brush your hair before you go out.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] hair that grows on other parts of the body

      facial/body hair

    2. b.
      [uncountable] the hair that grows from an animal’s skin
    3. c.
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    somebody's hair is on fire somebody is extremely excited or agitated

    The only people whose hair wasn't on fire over the sacking of the FBI director were in the press office of the White House.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 11/05/2017
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