German translation of “hair”
hair noun /heə/
› one of the mass of thread-like objects that grow from the skin
He brushed the dog’s hairs off his jacket. › the mass of these, especially on a person’s head
He’s got brown hair. -haired › having (a certain kind of) hair
a fair-haired girl. hairy adjective › covered in hair or having a lot of hair
a hairy chest. hairiness noun ›
hair’s breadth noun › a very small distance
That bullet missed him by a hair’s breadth. hairbrush noun › a brush for arranging and smoothing the hair.
haircut noun › the act or style of cutting a person’s hair
You need a haircut. hair-do noun (plurals hair-dos, hair-do’s) › a hairstyle
I like her new hair-do. hairdresser noun › a person who cuts, washes, styles etc a person’s hair.
derr Friseur, die Friseuse
hairdressing noun ›
hair drier noun › an electrical apparatus for drying hair by blowing hot air over it.
der Haartrockner, der Fön
hairline noun › the line along the forehead where the hair begins to grow.
hair oil noun › a scented, oily lotion for smoothing down the hair.
hairpin noun › a bent wire for keeping a woman’s hair in place.
hair-raising adjective › terrifying
hair-raising stories. hairstyle noun › the result of cutting, styling etc a person’s hair
a simple hairstyle. keep one’s hair on › to remain calm and not become angry.
ruhig Blut bewahren
Keep your hair on – there’s no need to panic! let one’s hair down › to behave in a free and relaxed manner.
sich ungeniert benehmen
On Fridays she likes to let her hair down and go clubbing. make (someone’s) hair stand on end › to terrify (a person).
a horror film which will make your hair stand on end. (not to) turn a hair › to remain calm
ohne mit der Wimper zu zucken
He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair. split hairs › to worry about unimportant details.
There’s no need to split hairs – all I want is a very general report. tear one’s hair › to show great irritation or despair.
sich die Haare raufen
Ray was tearing his hair out in frustration.