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–hairedplay \ˈlȯŋ-ˈherd\ or
Examples of longhair in a Sentence
Longhairs crowded into the music festival.
long-standing tension between the townies and the longhairs at the elite college
Recent Examples of longhair from the Web
The Jacksonville, Fla. band settled on their now-iconic appellation as 1969 turned to 1970, inspired by longhair-hassling local high school P.E. teacher Leonard Skinner.
Zoey, 4, is a spayed female domestic longhair with gorgeous black fur and stunning green eyes.
In truth, no Abyssinian or munchkin longhair will invade the 141st Westminster show on Monday and Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, trotting out on a leash to compete for the best-in-show prize.
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First Known Use of longhair
LONGHAIR Defined for English Language Learners
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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