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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
hair n not countable (human head) capigliatura, chiomacapelli nmpl
 She's having her hair cut.
 Lei si sta facendo tagliare i capelli.
hair n not countable (on human body) peli umanipelo nm
 He has a lot of hair on his chest.
 Ha un sacco di peli sul petto.
 
Additional Translations
hair n not countable (animal) pelo animalepelo nm
 pelo di cavallocrine nm
 This cushion is stuffed with horse hair.
 Questo cuscino è imbottito di pelo di cavallo.
hair n not countable (filament)setola nf
 The hairs on this brush are quite stiff.
 Le setole di questa spazzola sono abbastanza dure.
hair n (botany)peluria nf
 The plant's stem is covered in fine hairs.
 Il gambo della pianta è ricoperto di una sottile peluria.
hair n 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 n (individual hair) della testacapello nm
 del corpopelo 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 adv (very close)a un pelo da
 The house that I bought was a hair's breadth away from the sea.
angel hair pasta n (capellini: very fine pasta)capellini nmpl
 capelli d'angelo
auburn hair n (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 n figurative, slang (day when everything goes wrong)giornata nera nf
 slanggiornata no nf
blond hair n (fair or pale-coloured hair)capelli biondi nmpl
blonde hair, blond hair n (hair that is light in colour)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 n (brunette or chestnut hair)capelli castani nmpl
 She wore a brown shirt to match her brown hair.
by a hair adv (by a very slight margin, only just)per un pelo avv
by a hair's breadth adv (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 n (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 n (brunette or brown hair)capelli scuri nmpl
 She has naturally dark hair but she dyes it blond.
do your hair v expr informal (style your hair) informalefarsi 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 expr 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 npl (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 n (moustache, beard, etc.)peli del volto nmpl
 There is considerable social stigma associated with facial hair in women.
fair hair n (blond or light-coloured hair)capelli chiari nmpl
 People with fair hair are most susceptible to sunburn.
frizzy hair n (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 n (bright auburn hair)capello fulvo nm
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 band n (accessory for holding back hair)fascia per capelli nf
Nota: also: hairband
 Her long tresses were held back by a simple hair band.
hair bow n (decorative hair tie)fiocco per capelli nm
hair brown castano nm
hair cell cellula ciliata dell'organo di Corti
hair clip n (clasp for securing hairstyle)fermacapelli nm
hair clipper macchinetta per tagliare i capelli
hair clippers npl (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 n 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 n US (dye)tintura, tintura per capelli nf
 Ho cambiato tintura per capelli, ma non sono per niente soddisfatta del nuovo colore.
hair color UScolore dei capelli
hair drier asciugacapelli; fon
hair dryer n (appliance for drying washed hair)phon nm
 I don't use my hair dryer in the summer, but I am glad to have it in the winter!
 asciugacapelli nm
hair dye tintura per capelli
hair extension n (attached length of hair)posticcio, toupet nm
hair follicle follicolo pilifero
hair follicle infection n (inflammation at base of a hair)follicolite nf
hair grass, hair-grass n (tall, tufted grass) botanicaerba a cespuglio, deschampsia nf
 Nella prateria cresceva della Deschampsia, un'erba a cespuglio a fili lunghi.
hair net n (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 n (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 n (single braid of hair down back)treccia nf
hair removal n (depilatory treatment)depilazione nf
hair remover n (depilatory cream)crema depilatoria nf
hair remover depilatore nm
hair salon n (hairdresser's shop)parrucchiere nm
 I have an appointment at the hair salon before we go out to dinner.
hair spray n (hairstyling lacquer)lacca per capelli nf
 If you wear too much hair spray your hair will feel hard and crunchy.
hair straightener n (tongs used to flatten curly hair)piastra, piastra per capelli nf
Nota: May be a chemical compound for flattening curly hair.
 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 stylist n (hairdresser)hair stylist, acconciatore, parrucchiere nm
 I finally found a hair stylist that is good at cutting long hair.
 Un hair stylist non è un semplice parrucchiere ma è un artista dell'acconciatura.
hair tips npl (ends of the hair)punte dei capelli nfpl
hair tonic gel per capelli
hair trigger n (pressure-sensitive gun trigger) armi da fuocogrilletto sensibile nm
 Careful with that gun; it has a hair trigger and will go off at the slightest touch.
hair trigger adj figurative (reacting quickly to small provocations)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-raising da far rizzare i capelli
hair-removing cream n (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 n (hair transplant procedure)trapianto di capelli nm
hair-splitting che spezza il capellopignolo adj
hair-trigger dal grilletto facile
hair's-breadth di stretta misura
hat hair n informal (hairstyle flattened by wearing a hat)capelli schiacciati nmpl
have your hair in a mess v expr (be dishevelled)avere i capelli in disordine vtr
he is losing hair gli cadono i capelli nmpl
head of hair n (amount or thickness of hair) capellicapigliatura, chioma nf
horse hair crine di cavallo
let your hair down mettersi a proprio agio
let your hair down lasciarsi andare
lock of hair n (curl or tress of hair) di capelliricciolo nm
 di capelliciocca nf
make [sb]'s hair stand on end expr (frighten [sb]) spaventarefar 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 n (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 expr (make [sb]'s hair untidy by ruffling it)scompigliare i capelli di qualcuno vtr
 Don't mess up my hair - I've only just come from the hairdressers!
perm [sb]'s hair v expr (put curls or waves in [sb]'s hair) capellifare la permanente a vtr
pubic hair n (hair growing in genital area)peli pubici nmpl
 In different parts of the world, women (and even men) may shave or wax their pubic hair in a variety of different ways.
red hair n (auburn or ginger hair)capelli rossi nmpl
salt-and-pepper hair capelli sale e pepe, capelli brizzolati
short hair n (hair that is close-cropped)capelli corti nmpl
short-hair capelli corti
straight hair n (hair which has no curl)capelli lisci nmpl
 Most Amer-Indians 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 n (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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