Synonyms of hair


1. hair, body covering

usage: a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"

2. hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair, whisker, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a very small distance or space; "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"

3. hair, fuzz, tomentum, plant process, enation

usage: filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz"

4. hair, pilus, filament, filum

usage: any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal; "there is a hair in my soup"

5. haircloth, hair, fabric, cloth, material, textile

usage: cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments

6. hair, process, outgrowth, appendage

usage: a filamentous projection or process on an organism

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Definition and meaning of hair (Dictionary)