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hair

 
 
pronunciation:
heIr
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Word Combinations (noun), Homophone Note, Word Builder, Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a single, thin structure like a thread that grows on the body of humans and some animals.
The baby has a few hairs on his head now.
 
definition 2: a mass of hairs growing on the head or skin.
His hair is brown.He shaves the hair off his face.
similar words:
coat
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derivation: hairlike (adj.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word hare (a rabbit)? Hair and hare sound alike but have different meanings.
Word Builder: hair +
  • hairbrush:
    a brush for the hair.
  • haircut:
    a way of cutting the hair on your head.
  • hairdresser:
    a person whose job is to cut and style hair.
  • hairnet:
    a net to cover the hair and keep it in place.
Word Explorer
place for hair care
some hair colors
some hair styles
some activities that involve hair
some arrangements of hair
some descriptions of hair
some functions of hair
some kinds of hair
some parts of hair
some people associated with hair
some things that affect hair
some things used for hair care
without hair