\ ˈherd How to pronounce haired (audio) \

Definition of haired

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

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In addition to Gregor, there was Old Al, the company’s only gray-haired engineer, occasionally useful for his fifty-four years of wisdom. Eric Johnson, Recode, "Google’s former PR boss Jessica Powell wrote a satirical novel about tech and published it all on Medium," 2 Oct. 2018 On the sidelines waits the mop-haired Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who profanely disparaged May's Brexit plans as a big pile of excrement before agreeing to support her. Author: William Booth, Karla Adam, Anchorage Daily News, "Theresa May's government in disarray after shock resignation by Brexit minister," 9 July 2018 This year, the top prize went to Hot Dog, a 5 1/2 year old, long haired chihuahua whose owner hailed from Midland. Matthew Dolan, Detroit Free Press, "Prized pooches pampered, praised at Detroit Kennel Club annual show," 24 June 2018 Picking the ball up from the centre of the pitch, the Shaggy haired midfielder drove the ball forward at lightning pace - no Englishman could get near him., "On This Day: 21st June - Ronaldinho Wonder Free-Kick Dumps England Out of 2002 World Cup," 21 June 2018 Yes, the game’s blue-haired superstar Ninja was there. Phuc Pham, WIRED, "When Fornite's Biggest Stars Congregated Under the LA Sun," 17 June 2018 In the images for the new campaign, the pink-haired sisters are dressed identically in straight leg jeans, and oversized button-down shirts but each has chosen a different Fendi Peekaboo bag to carry. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Fendi Releases #MeAndMyPeekaboo Campaign with Ami and Aya," 5 Nov. 2018 Off the Boat star Constance Wu debuted a new pink-haired look complete with dark roots and blonde tips. Devon Abelman, Allure, "28 Pretty Pink Hair-Color Ideas to Inspire Your Next Dye Job," 10 Oct. 2018 So that only gives the new mom a cool 4-6 weeks to take a billion pink-haired selfies. Chloe Metzger, Marie Claire, "Kylie Jenner Dyed Her Hair Pink with This $16 Tint," 21 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of haired

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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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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