[ hair-doo ]
/ ˈhɛərˌdu /

noun, plural hair·dos.

the style in which a person's hair is cut, arranged, and worn; coiffure.
the hair itself, especially when newly or elaborately arranged.


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Origin of hairdo

First recorded in 1920–25; hair + do1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for hairdo

  • I liked the clothes and I like very much the hairdo that I came up with.

    Willem Dafoe Cuts Like a Blade|Melissa Leon|December 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
  • She dialed another drink and settled down with it beneath the mechanical stylist for a readjustment in the hairdo department.

    Legacy|James H Schmitz
  • The afternoon sun glinted on a hairdo right out of Vogue or Harper's Bazaar.

    Ten From Infinity|Paul W. Fairman

British Dictionary definitions for hairdo

/ (ˈhɛəˌduː) /

noun plural -dos

the arrangement of a person's hair, esp after styling and setting
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