haired

adjective
\ ˈherd How to pronounce haired (audio) \

Definition of haired

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

Examples of haired in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Finally a short, black-haired woman not yet 50 identified herself as Maria—his mother—and reached out to hug him. Melissa Fay Greene, The Atlantic, "Can an Unloved Child Learn to Love?," 18 June 2020 Bacon plays Theo Conroy, the kind of smug rich guy who seems entirely at ease sitting by his Los Angeles infinity pool with his much younger wife (Amanda Seyfried), a pony-haired actress named Susanna. Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, "Kevin Bacon can't save drab thriller You Should Have Left from itself: Review," 18 June 2020 His wild-haired, droopy-nosed ogres were far goofier and more approachable than the mysterious outsiders of yore. Jennifer Barger, National Geographic, "This Copenhagen artist turns trash into trolls," 15 June 2020 Sir Van is a domestic medium-haired white and grey boy about 14 years old. Arizona Republic, azcentral, "Betsy and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters this week," 12 June 2020 In the doorway appeared a flame-haired apparition in cowboy boots and a cowboy hat, a cigarette dangling from her lips. Guy Trebay, BostonGlobe.com, "Roberto Faraone Mennella, jewelry innovator, 48," 11 June 2020 The gray-haired man in the pearlescent blue silk suit was Richard Reynolds: double entry, member of Congress from Delaware and multiple arrests for solicitation of a prostitute—no convictions. August Cole, Wired, "AI, AR, and the (Somewhat) Speculative Future of a Tech-Fueled FBI," 5 June 2020 Unflinchingly candid, this new series set in London grabs you right away with a horrifying night in the life of its heroine, a pink-haired writer and indefatigable party girl named Arabella. Jeanne Jakle, ExpressNews.com, "‘Perry Mason,’ ‘Queer Eye’ and 10 more new and returning TV shows to watch this summer," 4 June 2020 This book seems appropriately messy-haired and wild-eyed. Katy Waldman, The New Yorker, "The Late-Night Revelations in a Memoir of Insomnia," 4 June 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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23 Jun 2020

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“Haired.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haired. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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More Definitions for haired

haired

adjective
\ 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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