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Portuguese translation of “hair”

hair

noun   /heər/
A1 [no plural] the thin threads that grow on the head and body of people and animals
cabelo
a girl with long, dark hair
one of the thin threads that grow on a person’s or animal’s skin
pelo
My skirt was covered with cat hairs.
let your hair down to allow yourself to behave much more freely than usual and enjoy yourself
não se reprimir
Oh, let your hair down for once!
split hairs to argue about small details that are not important
discutir minúcias
make someone’s hair stand on end to make someone very frightened
deixar alguém de cabelo em pé
To be honest, the thought of jumping out of a moving plane makes my hair stand on end.
(Definition of hair noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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