\ 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 Don’t waste the prime years of your life tending to these curly-haired, evil camels. Graeme Carey, The New Yorker, 1 July 2022 Mads Mikkelsen as the world's most famous cannibal tangles with FBI investigator Will Graham (a wet-eyed, curly haired Hugh Dancy), along the way becoming America's favorite murder husbands. Sara Netzley,, 27 June 2022 Her character is the team’s bespectacled, curly-haired equipment manager, who lacks the charisma of the more popular athletes around her. New York Times, 25 June 2022 In an improv acting class, tall, curly-haired Jazis meets fellow student Anna (Alise Dzene), a rich girl whose rebelliousness runs more toward acts of shock-the-bourgeoise provocation. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 10 June 2022 Sussman was 38, gentle in his manner, slightly overweight, curly-haired, scholarly in demeanor. Joshua Benton, The Atlantic, 9 June 2022 Perfect for curly-haired girls and boys and anyone who wants to try out the fun scent of coconut and hibiscus. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 June 2022 House of the Dragon will introduce House Velaryon, a storied medieval family just as ancient as the silver-haired dragonriders. Nick Romano,, 13 July 2022 Three and a half hours into that meeting, however, someone with a different message appeared on the Zoom screen: Robert Unger, a silver-haired engineer from Dallas who had worked for the oil and gas industry for more than 45 years. Katie Worth, Scientific American, 20 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of haired

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Haired.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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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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