\ ˈherd How to pronounce haired (audio) \

Definition of haired

: having hair especially of a specified kind usually used in combination dark-haired

Examples of haired in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cornett, a husky, white-haired gent with contagious curiosity, bent down and studied the makeshift habitat, wondering aloud whether the occupant was home, either dead or alive. Steve Lopez Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 4 June 2021 The new live-action origin story about the black-and-white-haired cartoon supervillain is less about a maniacal dalmatian-skinner than an aspiring designer with a punk sensibility out to disrupt the stuffy ways of the past in 1970s London. Lindsey Bahr, Star Tribune, 28 May 2021 The white-haired face of modern thoroughbred racing did not travel to Baltimore to work with Medina Spirit and his other Preakness entry, Concert Tour. Childs Walker,, 14 May 2021 Since the 1940s, the rice boxes have featured a white-haired Black man, sometimes with a bow tie, an image that critics have said evokes servitude. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, 12 May 2021 Collier is an affable, approachable, avuncular, white-haired man who radiates assurance and competence, if not charisma. Gilbert Garcia, San Antonio Express-News, 1 May 2021 The white-haired monster hunter with yellow cat-eyes slays beasts for gold across the Continent using his magical witcher powers. Jordan Moreau,, 16 Apr. 2021 There, a white-haired man, easily 70, engaged in some of the most violent brawling at one of the east-side entrances. Alec Macgillis, ProPublica, 17 Jan. 2021 David was 60, white-haired, distinguished, seemingly at the peak of life. Jeff Leen, Washington Post, 30 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of haired

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of haired was in the 14th century

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“Haired.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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\ ˈha(ə)rd, ˈhe(ə)rd How to pronounce haired (audio) \

Medical Definition of haired

: having hair especially of a specified kind usually used in combination red-haired

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