Synonyms of hair in English:

hair


See definition of hair

noun

1‘thick black curly hair’

SYNONYMS
head of hair, shock of hair, mop of hair, mane
locks, tresses, curls
wig, toupee, hairpiece, switch
informal rug, thatch
British informal barnet
rare postiche

2‘your hair looks lovely’

SYNONYMS
hairstyle, haircut, cut, style, coiffure
informal hairdo, do, coif

3‘muscular dogs with wide heads and short, blue-grey hair’

SYNONYMS
fur, wool
coat, fleece, pelt, hide, skin
mane
archaic fell

Phrases

    get in someone's hair

    ‘she got in my hair until I couldn't bear it another day’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    annoy, irritate, gall, irk, pique, needle, nettle, bother, vex, provoke, displease, offend, affront, upset, anger, exasperate, disgruntle, ruffle, put someone's back up, get on someone's nerves, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles

    informal

    peeve, aggravate, miff, get, get to, bug, nark, wind up, get under someone's skin, get up someone's nose, hack off, get someone's goat, ruffle someone's feathers, get on someone's wick, give someone the hump, rub up the wrong way, get across someone

    North American informal

    tick off, rankle, ride, gravel

    vulgar slang

    piss off

    British vulgar slang

    get on someone's tits

    rare

    exacerbate, hump, rasp

    ANTONYMS

    appease

    a hair's breadth

    ‘the American bison was saved from extinction by a hair's breadth’


    SYNONYMS

    the narrowest of margins, a narrow margin, the skin of one's teeth, a split second, a fraction, a nose

    informal

    a whisker

    ANTONYMS

    a wide margin

    let one's hair down

    ‘visitors young and old let their hair down and enjoyed the entertainment’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    have a good time, have a great time, enjoy oneself, have fun, make merry, have the time of one's life, let oneself go, have a fling

    informal

    have a ball, whoop it up, make whoopee, paint the town red, live it up, have a whale of a time, let it all hang out

    British informal

    push the boat out, have a rave-up

    North American informal

    hang loose, chill out

    South African

    jol

    make someone's hair stand on end

    ‘the dossier on him would make your hair stand on end’


    SYNONYMS

    horrify, shock, appal, scandalize, dismay, stun

    make someone's blood run cold, freeze someone's blood

    informal

    make someone's hair curl

    British informal

    put the wind up someone

    ANTONYMS

    reassure

    not turn a hair

    ‘if I was told I'd been sacked, I wouldn't turn a hair’


    SYNONYMS

    remain calm, keep calm, keep cool, remain composed, remain unruffled, appear unaffected, maintain one's equilibrium, keep control of oneself, not show emotion, not lose one's head, bite one's lip, keep a stiff upper lip

    informal

    keep one's cool, not bat an eyelid

    British informal

    keep one's hair on

    ANTONYMS

    panic

    split hairs

    ‘a pompous professor who uses language to equivocate and split hairs’


    SYNONYMS

    quibble, raise trivial objections, find fault, cavil, carp, niggle, argue over nothing

    informal

    nitpick

    archaic

    pettifog