• synonyms

hair spray

or hair·spray

  1. a liquid in an aerosol or other spray container, for holding the hair in place.
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Origin of hair spray

First recorded in 1955–60
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  1. a fixative solution sprayed onto the hair to keep a hairstyle in shapeAlso called: hair lacquer
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