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Synonyms for hairhɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hair(noun)

    a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

    "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"

    Synonyms:
    fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, pilus, hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, whisker

  2. hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair, whisker(noun)

    a very small distance or space

    "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"

    Synonyms:
    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, vibrissa, fuzz, haircloth, sensory hair, hair, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  3. hair, fuzz, tomentum(noun)

    filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

    "peach fuzz"

    Synonyms:
    hairsbreadth, copper, hair's-breadth, bull, blur, fuzz, haircloth, pig, tomentum cerebri, hair, tomentum, whisker, pilus, cop

  4. hair, pilus(noun)

    any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal

    "there is a hair in my soup"

    Synonyms:
    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, fuzz, haircloth, hair, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  5. haircloth, hair(noun)

    cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments

    Synonyms:
    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, fuzz, haircloth, hair, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  6. hair(noun)

    a filamentous projection or process on an organism

    Synonyms:
    fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, pilus, hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, whisker

Editors Contribution

  1. locks

    as in locks of hair

    she brushed her long, curly locks.


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