Definition of hair

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • hair is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • hair is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • hair is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of hair


  • a very small distance or space (noun)

    Examples

    1. they escaped by a hair's-breadth

    Synonyms

    1. hair's-breadth
    2. hairsbreadth
    3. whisker
  • any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal (noun)

    Examples

    1. there is a hair in my soup

    Synonyms

    1. pilus
  • cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. haircloth
  • filamentous hairlike growth on a plant (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fuzz
    2. tomentum
  • 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 (noun)

    Examples

    1. he combed his hair
    2. each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • a filamentous projection or process on an organism (noun)

See definition of hair in Merriam Webster

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