Definition of hairless in English:



  • Lacking hair; bare or bald.

    ‘his hairless chest’
    • ‘The creature stayed fast asleep the entire time, not even moving except for its smooth, hairless chest.’
    • ‘The ancient Egyptians had this down to a fine art long ago; a smooth and hairless body was the standard of beauty, youth and innocence.’
    • ‘A team of American scientists isolated stem cells from mouse hair follicles and implanted them in the skin of other hairless mice.’
    • ‘So we might not have seen the last of this hairless gang.’
    • ‘There is little dignity in a cat that looks like its face has been punched in, and petting a nervous, thin, hairless pig with oily bug eyes is only so much fun.’
    • ‘Its skin was hairless and smooth and covered in miniscule, grayish brown scales.’
    • ‘The boy, hairless due to the treatment he has undergone, is in the fifth session of chemotherapy.’
    • ‘He had a shiny hairless chest and was clean-shaven.’
    • ‘There is something vaguely creepy in virtually hairless toddlers sporting ribbony hair adornments.’
    • ‘You only had to look at her hairless scalp to know why.’
    bald, bald-headed
    shaven, shaved, shorn, clean-shaven, smooth-shaven, beardless, smooth, smooth-faced, depilated
    glabrous, glabrate
    tonsured, bald-pated
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