Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

big hair

hair having the appearance of fullness and height, usually teased and sprayed.
Origin of big hair
1985-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for big hair
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • After eating at big hair's lodge, he wandered over to the Fort.

    The Way of an Indian Frederic Remington
  • The split sticks in big hair's lodge snapped and spit gleams of light on the old warrior as he lay back on his resting-mat.

    The Way of an Indian Frederic Remington
British Dictionary definitions for big hair

big hair

a hairstyle with volume created by hair products or styling techniques such as backcombing, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for big hair

big hair

noun phrase

A hairdo styled to add much volume and held in place with spray: big hair is all the rage (1988+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for big hair

Word Value for big

Scrabble Words With Friends