Translation of "hair" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /heər/ us /heər/

A1 [ no plural ] the thin threads that grow on the head and body of people and animals

a girl with long, dark hair

one of the thin threads that grow on a person’s or animal’s skin

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.

(Translation of “hair” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)