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Spanish translation of “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
de pelo/cabello
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
por un pelo
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.
peluquero, peluquera; barbero (para hombres)
hairdressing noun hair drier noun an electrical apparatus for drying hair by blowing hot air over it. 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
que pone los pelos de punta
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. Keep your hair on – there’s no need to panic! let one’s hair down to behave in a free and relaxed manner. On Fridays she likes to let her hair down and go clubbing. make (someone’s) hair stand on end to terrify (a person).
poner los pelos de punta
a horror film which will make your hair stand on end.
(not to) turn a hair to remain calm
no inmutarse, sin pestañear
He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.
split hairs to worry about unimportant details.
pararse en cosas nimias
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.
tirarse de los pelos, rasgarse las vestiduras, desesperarse
Ray was tearing his hair out in frustration.
(Definition of hair from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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