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hair

noun
 
/heər/
A1 [no plural] the thin threads that grow on the head and body of people and animals
شَعْر
a girl with long, dark hair
one of the thin threads that grow on a person’s or animal’s skin
شَعرة
My skirt was covered with cat hairs.
let your hair down to allow yourself to behave much more freely than usual and enjoy yourself
تَحِلّ شَعرَها / تَبوح بأسرارها لصَديقتها
Oh, let your hair down for once!
split hairs to argue about small details that are not important
يَتجادَل في الأمور التافِهة
make someone’s hair stand on end to make someone very frightened
يَجعَل شَعْر رَأسه يَقِف خَوْفاً
To be honest, the thought of jumping out of a moving plane makes my hair stand on end.
(Definition of hair from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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