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Idioms for hair
- to relax; behave informally: He finally let his hair down and actually cracked a joke.
- to speak candidly or frankly; remove or reduce restraints: He let his hair down and told them about his anxieties.
Origin of hair
OTHER WORDS FROM hairhairlike, adjectivede·hair, verb (used with object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hairhair , hare
Words nearby hair
Example sentences from the Web for hair
Third, the combo of baobab and castor seed oils helps seal and smooth out dry hair and promote hair growth.Tower 28 Announces Winner Of The Clean Beauty Summer School Program|Hope Wright|September 17, 2020|Essence.com
His given name was Richard, but as soon as his hair came in, he was Red.
You may not see it but you are eating it and washing your hair with it.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
The state’s worst tier — the dreaded purple tier — would allow only hair salons and barber shops to continue operating indoors at full capacity.
So proper that his salt-and-pepper hair is never out of place.Spy Wars: The Hidden Foe America Must Defeat to Save Its Democracy|Charu Kasturi|September 13, 2020|Ozy
Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
But his fingers moved through her silky strands of hair, and then down her neck.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She used electrolysis to banish the prickly hair from her delicate face.
They dye their hair and alter their clothes, but not enough to attract attention from authorities.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hangover Rx: “The old ‘hair of the dog’ is pretty much just a myth,” says White.
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He stood before the glass hung above the wash bench and 369 smoothed his hair.
British Dictionary definitions for hair
- a fabric or material made from the hair of some animals
- (as modifier)a hair carpet; a hair shirt
Derived forms of hairhairlike, adjective
Word Origin for hair
Medical definitions for hair
Scientific definitions for hair
Idioms and Phrases with hair
In addition to the idioms beginning with hair
- hair of the dog that bit you
- hair shirt
- bad hair day
- by a hair
- by the short hairs
- fair-haired boy
- get gray hair from
- hang by a thread (hair)
- hide or hair
- in someone's hair
- let one's hair down
- make one's hair stand on end
- put lead in one's pencil (hair on one's chest)
- split hairs
- tear one's hair
- turn a hair