longhair

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noun long·hair \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌher \

Definition of longhair

1 :an impractical intellectual
2 :a person of artistic gifts or interests; especially :a lover of classical music
3 :a person with long hair; especially :hippie
4 or less commonly long-hair or longhaired cat :a domestic cat having long outer fur

long-haired

play \ˈlȯŋ-ˈherd\ or longhaired adjective

Examples of longhair in a Sentence

  1. Longhairs crowded into the music festival.

  2. long-standing tension between the townies and the longhairs at the elite college

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First Known Use of longhair

1889


LONGHAIR Defined for English Language Learners

longhair

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Definition of longhair for English Language Learners

  • : a person (such as a hippie) who has long hair

  • : a cat that has long fur


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