hairless

[ hair-lis ]
/ ˈhɛər lɪs /

adjective

without hair; bald: his pink hairless pate.

Nearby words

  1. hairdryer,
  2. hairdryer treatment,
  3. haired,
  4. hairgrip,
  5. hairif,
  6. hairline,
  7. hairline fracture,
  8. hairnet,
  9. hairpiece,
  10. hairpin

Origin of hairless

First recorded in 1375–1425, hairless is from the late Middle English word hereles. See hair, -less

Related formshair·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for hairless

hairless

/ (ˈhɛəlɪs) /

adjective

having little or no hair
British slang very angry; raging
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Word Origin and History for hairless

hairless

adj.

1550s, from hair + -less. Related: Hairlessness.

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