hair·​do | \ ˈher-ˌdü How to pronounce hairdo (audio) \
plural hairdos

Definition of hairdo

: a way of wearing the hair : coiffure

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Examples of hairdo in a Sentence

that hairdo makes her face look softer and rounder
Recent Examples on the Web The Liverpool great has regularly criticized Pogba's hairdos since his return to the English Premier League in 2016. Matias Grez, CNN, "Footballers emerge from lockdown with some unexpected new looks," 25 May 2020 Kelly Ripa says she's been using her daughter's self-tanner Ryan Seacrest, sporting his overgrown hairdo, also joined in. Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY, "Kelly Ripa resorts to cutting son Michael's hair with kitchen scissors on 'Live!'," 1 May 2020 Her husband of 14 years and former motorcycle racer, Carey Hart, reacted to her new hairdo with a simple emoji. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Pink’s Husband Carey Hart Had a Priceless Reaction After Seeing the Singer's DIY Haircut," 27 Mar. 2020 In the TikTok video, all three even wore their throwback hairdos. Helen Murphy,, "The Jonas Brothers Explain Their Viral Kardashians TikTok — and Argue Over Why Joe Got to Be Kim!," 22 Jan. 2020 New hair, same Okoro Several of the Tigers came out sporting new hairdos. Giana Han, al, "Four takeaways from Auburn’s 81-78 win over Furman," 6 Dec. 2019 More than $3,000 for a hairdo and over $800 for a manicure. Washington Post, "Jury gets a glimpse into costs of making a Katy Perry hit," 31 July 2019 But the strange personality cult surrounding Mr. Kim — his bombast, obesity and even hairdo — ensure rumors can take hold. Choe Sang-hun, New York Times, "Where Is Kim Jong-un? How Experts Track North Korea’s Leader," 26 Apr. 2020 Kardashian announced on Instagram at the time, sharing a photo of Penelope’s shoulder-length hairdo. Dave Quinn,, "Kourtney Kardashian Claps Back at Troll Who Said Son Reign’s 'Gorgeous Hair' is Too Long," 15 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of hairdo

1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hairdo was in 1932

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“Hairdo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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How to pronounce hairdo (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of hairdo

: a way of cutting and arranging someone's hair


hair·​do | \ ˈher-ˌdü How to pronounce hairdo (audio) \
plural hairdos

Kids Definition of hairdo

: a way of arranging a person's hair

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