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General words for hair and amounts of hair

alopecia

noun

a condition in which someone’s hair falls out

barnet

noun

your hair

bristle

noun

a short stiff hair

crowning glory

noun

your hair

curl

noun

a section of hair that grows or is shaped in a curve

forelock

noun

the front part of a person’s hair that falls forward over their forehead

frizz

noun

hair that has very small tight stiff curls

fuzz

noun

a lot of short soft hairs or fibres like hairs

hair

noun

the mass of thin fibres that grows on your head

hair

noun

hair that grows on other parts of the body

hair

noun

a single piece of hair

hairline

noun

the line at the top of your forehead where your hair begins

highlights

noun

pieces of hair that are a lighter colour than the rest

locks

noun

hair

lowlights

noun

parts of your hair that have been made a darker colour

male pattern baldness

noun

loss of hair in men, at the front and on the top of the head

mane

noun

someone’s long thick hair

mop

noun

a lot of thick untidy hair

quiff

noun

the front part of a man’s hair shaped so that it is higher than the rest

ringlet

noun

a piece of long hair that hangs down in curls

shock

noun

hair that is very thick

strand

noun

a single thin piece of something, for example wire, cotton, or hair

tendril

noun

a thin curly piece of hair

thatch

noun

the hair on someone’s head, especially when it is thick and untidy

tress

noun

a long piece of a woman’s hair

tresses

noun

long hair that hangs down a woman’s back

tuft

noun

several individual pieces of grass, hair, feathers, or fibres that are all growing or joined together at the bottom end

tumble

noun

a large amount of long hair that hangs down

wave

noun

a slight curl in a person’s hair

baldness

noun

a bald patch

a place on someone’s head where hair no longer grows, or a surface that has some parts missing, for example an area of grass or a carpet

a lock of hair

a small piece of hair from someone’s head

head of hair

all the hair on your head, especially when it is thick

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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