Translation of "hair" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /heər/ us /heər/

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

髪, 毛
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

くつろぐ, 打ち解ける
Oh, let your hair down for once!
split hairs

to argue about small details that are not important

make someone’s hair stand on end

to make someone very frightened

~の身の毛をよだたせる, ~をぞっとさせる
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–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)