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

    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
    let one's hair down

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


    SYNONYMS
    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
    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

    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

    get in someone's hair

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


    SYNONYMS
    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, wind up, get under someone's skin, hack off, get someone's goat, ruffle someone's feathers, rub up the wrong way, get across someone
    British informal nark, get up someone's nose, get on someone's wick, give someone the hump
    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