hair spray

noun

: a liquid sprayed on the hair to keep it in place after styling

Examples of hair spray in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hair spray was in 1958

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“Hair spray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hair%20spray. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

hair spray

noun
: a liquid sprayed on the hair to keep it in place

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