bad hair day

noun

Definition of bad hair day

informal
: a day when one's hair is unattractive and unmanageable You think you've had a bad hair day? One U.S. woman has hair problems that go way beyond such ordinary complaints as split ends.Science News also : a bad day : a day with many problems, annoyances, etc. Way back when Moses had that bad hair day on the mountain and broke the commandment tablets, I'm thinking when he put them all back together there was an 11th one missing. — Dwain Walden

Examples of bad hair day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The look somehow fixes any bad hair day and makes every outfit a little more pulled together. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 26 Aug. 2021 The look somehow fixes any bad hair day and makes every outfit a little more pulled together. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 26 Aug. 2021 The look somehow fixes any bad hair day and makes every outfit a little more pulled together. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 26 Aug. 2021 The look somehow fixes any bad hair day and makes every outfit a little more pulled together. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 26 Aug. 2021 Dua Lipa always likes to go all out with her hair — there's really no such thing as a bad hair day with her. Sara Miranda, Allure, 29 July 2021 And the convertible variant of the SF90 Stradale left the Maranello factory having a bad hair day. Jonathon Ramsey, Car and Driver, 7 Nov. 2020 What would an athleisure outfit be without a baseball cap that can hide a bad hair day or give you protection from the sun? Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored, 22 June 2020 Snipping off the top leaves the passengers vulnerable to the elements and to bad hair days. Martin Padgett, Car and Driver, 27 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of bad hair day

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Bad hair day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bad%20hair%20day. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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