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Translation of "hair" - English-German dictionary

hair

noun /heə/
one of the mass of thread-like objects that grow from the skin das Haar He brushed the dog’s hairs off his jacket. the mass of these, especially on a person’s head das Haar He’s got brown hair. -haired having (a certain kind of) hair -haarig a fair-haired girl. hairy adjective covered in hair or having a lot of hair haarig a hairy chest. hairiness noun die Behaartheit hair’s breadth noun a very small distance die Haaresbreite That bullet missed him by a hair’s breadth. hairbrush noun a brush for arranging and smoothing the hair. die Haarbürste haircut noun the act or style of cutting a person’s hair der Haarschnitt You need a haircut. hair-do noun ( plurals hair-dos, hair-do’s) a hairstyle die Frisur 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 das Frisieren 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. der Haaransatz hair oil noun a scented, oily lotion for smoothing down the hair. das Haaröl hairpin noun a bent wire for keeping a woman’s hair in place. die Haarnadel hair-raising adjective terrifying haarsträubend hair-raising stories. hairstyle noun the result of cutting, styling etc a person’s hair die Frisur 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). Haarsträuben verursachen 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. Haarspalterei betreiben 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.
(Definition of hair from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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