noun \ˈlŋ-ˌher\

: a person (such as a hippie) who has long hair

: a cat that has long fur

Full Definition of LONGHAIR

:  an impractical intellectual
:  a person of artistic gifts or interests; especially :  a lover of classical music
:  a person with long hair; especially :  hippie
:  a domestic cat having long outer fur
long–haired \-ˈherd\ or longhair adjective

Examples of LONGHAIR

  1. Longhairs crowded into the music festival.
  2. <long-standing tension between the townies and the longhairs at the elite college>

First Known Use of LONGHAIR



noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Generic term for any member of breeds of domestic cats noted for their long, soft, flowing coat. Longhair breeds include Balinese, Birman, Cymric, Himalayan, Javanese, Norwegian forest cat, Maine coon cat, Persian, Ragdoll, Somali, and Turkish Angora. Though considered more lethargic than shorthair cats, longhairs are, like shorthairs, noted for playfulness, affection, and the ability to defend themselves if necessary.


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