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

    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

    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

      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

      tick off, rankle, ride, gravel

      vulgar slang

      piss off

      British vulgar slang

      get on someone's tits

      rare

      exacerbate, hump, rasp

      ANTONYMS

      appease

    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

      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

      push the boat out, have a rave-up

      North American

      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