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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. not countable (human head)capelli nmpl
  capigliatura, chioma nf
 She's having her hair cut.
 Lei si sta facendo tagliare i capelli.
hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. not countable (on human body) (umano)pelo nm
 He has a lot of hair on his chest.
 Ha un sacco di peli sul petto.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. not countable (animal) (di animale)pelo nm
  (di cavallo)crine nm
 This cushion is stuffed with horse hair.
 Questo cuscino è imbottito di pelo di cavallo.
hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. not countable (filament)setola nf
 The hairs on this brush are quite stiff.
 Le setole di questa spazzola sono abbastanza dure.
hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (botany)peluria nf
 The plant's stem is covered in fine hairs.
 Il gambo della pianta è ricoperto di una sottile peluria.
hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. not countable (tiny measure of sthg) (un poco, una piccolissima quantità di)filo nm
 The window cracked just a hair.
 La finestra si è rotta giusto un filo.
hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (individual hair) (della testa)capello nm
  (del corpo)pelo nm
 The two hairs were obviously from two different people.
 I due capelli erano ovviamente di due persone diverse.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
(not to) harm a hair of [sb]'s head (non) torcere un capello a qn nm
a hair's breadth away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (very close) (figurato: molto vicino)a un pelo da
 The house that I bought was a hair's breadth away from the sea.
 La casa che comprai era a un passo dal mare.
angel hair pasta nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (capellini: very fine pasta)capellini nmpl
  capelli d'angelo
auburn hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hair of reddish-brown colour)capelli castani ramati nmpl
 The girl with the auburn hair is very attractive.
back hair peli della schiena
bad hair day nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, slang (day when everything goes wrong)giornata nera nf
  (slang)giornata no nf
blond hair,
UK: blonde hair
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(hair: fair)capelli biondi nmpl
blonde hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (woman's fair hair)capelli biondi nmpl
blonde hair,
blond hair
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (fair hair)capelli biondi nmpl
 One of the stereotypes about Nordic people is that they all have blond hair.
 Uno stereotipo sugli scandinavi è che hanno tutti i capelli biondi.
brown hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (brunette or chestnut hair)capelli castani nmpl
 She wore a brown shirt to match her brown hair.
by a hair advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by a very slight margin, only just)per un pelo avv
 The truck missed the cyclist by a hair.
by a hair's breadth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by the slightest margin)per un pelo idiom
 The horse won by a hair's breadth.
 * Che paura, sono vivo per un pelo!
cat hair pelo di gatto
cross hair reticolo nm
curly hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (frizzy or wavy hair)capelli ricci nmpl
 Does she have a perm or naturally curly hair?
 Che bei capelli ricci, sono naturali o hai la permanente?
  riccioli nmpl
 Ma ha i riccioli naturali, o si è fatta la permanente?
dark hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (brunette or brown hair)capelli scuri nmpl
 She has naturally dark hair but she dyes it blond.
do your hair v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (style your hair) (informale)farsi i capelli vtr
 I need the hair dresser to do my hair. Every morning I do my hair so it looks presentable.
 Devo andare dal parrucchiere a farmi i capelli.
do your hair v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (tidy your hair)sistemarsi i capelli vtr
 Just give me three minutes to do my hair.
 Dammi tre minuti: mi sistemo i capelli e sono pronta.
downy hairs nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (hair on face, body: fuzzy)peluria nf
 I don't call those downy hairs you have 'a moustache'.
 Quelli non sono baffi, è solo una leggera peluria!
facial hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (moustache, beard, etc.)peli del volto nmpl
 There is considerable social stigma associated with facial hair in women.
fair hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (blond or light-coloured hair)capelli chiari nmpl
 People with fair hair are most susceptible to sunburn. Louise has fair hair and a pale complexion.
 Le persone coi capelli chiari hanno il più alto rischio di scottature solari. Louise ha capelli chiari e carnagione pallida.
frizzy hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wildly-curled hair)capelli crespi nmpl
 My frizzy hair is completely out of control in this humidity.
 I miei capelli crespi sono totalmente fuori controllo con questa umidità.
ginger hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (bright auburn hair) (tonalità definita)capelli rossi nmpl
  (tonalità poco definita)capelli rossicci nmpl
goat hair pelo di capra
good hair bei capelli
gray hair UScapelli grigi
greasy hair capelli grassi, capelli unti
grey hair capelli grigi, capelli brizzolati
hair bow nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (decorative hair tie)fiocco per capelli nm
hair brown castano nm
hair care nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (use of hair products)cura dei capelli nf
hair care,
haircare
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(product: for hair)per i capelli, per capelli loc agg
hair cell cellula ciliata dell'organo di Corti
hair clip nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (clasp for securing hairstyle)fermacapelli nm
hair clipper forbici per capelli nfpl
hair clippers nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (device for trimming hair)tagliacapelli nm
 The barber used the hair clippers to trim Michael's hair.
 * I barbieri usano sempre un tagliacapelli per sfumare il taglio.
hair color,
UK: hair colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (shade)colore di capelli, colore dei capelli nm
 Teenage girls often change their hair color experimentally.
 Le adolescenti cambiano spesso il loro colore di capelli per sperimentare.
hair color,
UK: hair colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (dye)tintura, tintura per capelli nf
 Ho cambiato tintura per capelli, ma non sono per niente soddisfatta del nuovo colore.
hair drier asciugacapelli; fon
hair dryer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (appliance for drying washed hair)phon nm
 I don't use my hair dryer in the summer, but I'm glad to have it in the winter!
 Non uso il phon in estate, ma sono contenta di averlo in inverno!
  asciugacapelli nm
 Non uso l'asciugacapelli in estate, ma sono contenta di averlo in inverno!
hair dye tintura per capelli
hair extension nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (attached length of hair)posticcio, toupet nm
hair follicle follicolo pilifero nm
hair follicle infection nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (inflammation at base of a hair)follicolite nf
hair grass nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tall, tufted grass) (tecnico, botanica)erba a cespuglio, deschampsia nf
 Nella prateria cresceva della deschampsia, un'erba a cespuglio a fili lunghi.
hair lacquer,
US: hairspray
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (spray for fixing a hairstyle)lacca per capelli nf
  fissatore per capelli nm
hair net nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mesh worn over the hair)retina per capelli nf
 It is required for cafeteria staff to wear hair nets.
 * Usare la retina per capelli è richiesto per questioni igieniche in luoghi dove si preparano cibi.
hair of the dog bevanda alcolica che si dice curi la sbornia
hair oil nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (men's hairstyling product)brillantina nf
 Jared spiked his hair with hair oil.
 * Usava sempre la brillantina per avere capelli lucidi e perfettamente in ordine.
hair queue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (single braid of hair down back)treccia nf
hair removal nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (depilatory treatment)depilazione nf
hair remover nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (depilatory cream)crema depilatoria nf
 Hair removers can cause skin irritation.
hair salon nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hairdresser's shop)parrucchiere nm
 I have an appointment at the hair salon before we go out to dinner.
hair spray nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hairstyling lacquer)lacca per capelli, lacca nf
 If you wear too much hair spray your hair will feel hard and crunchy.
hair straightener nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tongs: flatten curly hair)piastra, piastra per capelli nf
 She has always hated her curly hair and thinks that hair straighteners are a great invention.
 Ha sempre detestato i suoi capelli ricci, ecco perché considera la piastra per capelli la più grande invenzione della storia!
hair straightener nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (chemical: flattens curly hair)balsamo lisciante per capelli nm
hair stylist,
hairstylist
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(hairdresser)hair stylist, acconciatore, parrucchiere nm
 I finally found a hair stylist who is good at cutting long hair.
 Ho finalmente trovato un hair stylist bravo nel tagliare i capelli lunghi.
hair tips nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (ends of the hair)punte dei capelli nfpl
hair tonic gel per capelli
hair trigger nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pressure-sensitive gun trigger) (armi da fuoco)grilletto sensibile nm
 Careful with that gun; it has a hair trigger and will go off at the slightest touch.
hair-trigger adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (mechanism: easily activated) (meccanismo)sensibile agg
hair-trigger adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (easily provoked, reactive)nervoso, permaloso, irascibile agg
 My new manager is making my life a living hell with his hair trigger temper.
 * E' un tipo nervoso e permaloso, pronto a scattare per ogni minima cosa.
hair-removing cream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (product for removing body hair)crema depilatoria nf
 Instead of shaving your legs, why not try that new, organic hair-removing cream?
 Al posto del rasoio, potresti usare la crema depilatoria.
hair-replacement surgery nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hair transplant procedure)trapianto di capelli nm
hair-splitting  (che spezza il capello)pignolo adj
hair-trigger dal grilletto facile
hair's-breadth di stretta misura
hat hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (hairstyle flattened by wearing a hat)capelli schiacciati nmpl
 I get really bad hat hair when I take off my helmet.
 Quando mi tolgo il casco ho i capelli orribilmente schiacciati.
have your hair in a mess v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be dishevelled)avere i capelli in disordine vtr
he is losing hair gli cadono i capelli nmpl
head of hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hair: amount, thickness) (capelli)capigliatura, chioma nf
 That beautiful girl has a gorgeous head of hair.
 La bella ragazza ha una bellissima chioma.
horse hair crine di cavallo
let your hair down mettersi a proprio agio
let your hair down lasciarsi andare
lock of hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (curl or tress of hair) (di capelli)ricciolo nm
  (di capelli)ciocca nf
 She cut a lock of hair and put it in a letter to her lover.
 Si tagliò una ciocca e la mise in una lettera per il suo amato.
long hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hairstyle: grown long)capelli lunghi nmpl
make [sb]'s hair stand on end v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (frighten [sb](spaventare)far rizzare i capelli vtr
 That guy was so creepy, he made my hair stand on end.
 Quel tipo era talmente spaventoso che mi ha fatto rizzare i capelli.
matted hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hair that is massed or tangled)peli aggrovigliati, capelli aggrovigliati nmpl
 I have to brush my cat every day to get rid of the matted hair.
mess up [sb]'s hair v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (make [sb]'s hair untidy)scompigliare i capelli di qlcn vtr
 Don't mess up my hair - I've only just come from the hairdressers!
 Non scompigliarmi i capelli, sono appena uscita dalla parrucchiera!
part your hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hair: comb into parting) (acconciatura)riga ai capelli nf
perm [sb]'s hair v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (put curls or waves in [sb]'s hair) (capelli)fare la permanente a vtr
pubic hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hair growing in genital area)peli pubici nmpl
 They shaved all my pubic hair off before the operation.
 Rasarono tutti i miei peli pubici prima dell'operazione.
red hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (auburn or ginger hair)capelli rossi nmpl
salt-and-pepper hair capelli sale e pepe, capelli brizzolati
short hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hair: close-cropped)capelli corti nmpl
short-hair capelli corti
straight hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hair which has no curl)capelli lisci nmpl
 Most Amerindians have dark straight hair.
 La maggior parte degli amerindi ha capelli lisci e scuri.
to flip one's hair buttare indietro i capelli v
to get a hair cut farsi tagliare i capelli
tousled hair capelli arruffati
tuft of hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fluffy clump of hair)ciuffo di peli
  ciuffo di capelli
 The teenager tried to grow a moustache, but could only achieve a small tuft of hair on his upper lip.
white hair capello bianco
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