WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
pelo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (vello de la piel)hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Se arrancó un pelo de la barba.
pelo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (cabello)hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (some animals)fur nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Su pelo era de color negro azabache.
 
Additional Translations
pelo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (pelusilla de frutos)fuzz, down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El pelo de la piel del kiwi me produce alergia.
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Principal Translations
pelar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (fruta, tubérculo: quitar la piel)peel vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (maize, corn: ear)husk, shuck vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Pela las papas y después córtalas en rodajas.
 Peel the potatoes, and then slice them.
pelar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cortar el cabello)give [sb] a buzz cut v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
   (head)shave
   (hair)cut [sb]'s hair very short v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El peluquero peló a rape a mi hijo.
 The barber gave my son a buzz cut.
pelar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (ave: desplumar)pluck vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Odio pelar pollos porque es muy difícil quitarles todas las plumas.
 I hate plucking chickens, because it's very difficult to get all the feathers off.
pelarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial (huir, irse)run away, take off vi + adv
   (UK, slang)do a runner vtr + n
   (formal)abscond, decamp viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El actor está en bancarrota porque su contador se peló con todo su dinero.
 The actor is in bankruptcy because his accountant ran away (or: took off) with all his money.
pelarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (persona: caerse la piel)peel viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Se le está pelando la cara por haberse asoleado en la playa todo el día.
 His face is peeling because he got too much sun spending the whole day on the beach.
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Compound Forms:
pelo | pelar |
a caballo regalado no se le mira el pelo don't look a gift horse in the mouth
a pelo loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sin protección)  (equestrianism)bareback advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
   (head)uncovered advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
   (singing)unaccompanied advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
a un pelo de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a muy poco)very close to, near to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  a hair's breadth away exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
arrancar el pelo pull hair out
así te luce el pelo loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (mal hecho)your hair looks better that way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
atarse el pelo tie up the hair, tie back the hair
cinta para el pelo hair elastic, hair band
cortar el pelo get a haircut, cut your hair
cortarse el pelo get a haircut, cut your hair
corte de pelo haircut
de medio pelo small-time, second-rate
dejarse crecer el pelo let your hair grow
implante de pelo (injerto de cabello)hair transplant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (formal)follicle implant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
jalar el pelo Fig + Litpull somebody's leg
  tease somebody
llevar el pelo largo have one´s hair down
llevar el pelo recogido wear one´s hair tied back, wear one´s hair up
mata de pelo nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (cabello)  (hair)mop nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (hair)mane nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (grass)tuft nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (grass)clump nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Tiene mucha mata de pelo, pero lo tiene muy fino.
 He has a large mop of hair, but it's very fine.
mechón de pelo lock of hair
ni un pelo de tonto be no fool v
Note: contextless thread
no cortarse un pelo jump right in v
  dive in head-first v
por un pelo by a hair
  by a hair's breadth
raya del pelo parting
retirarse el pelo pull one's hair back
  brush one's hair off
se te va a caer el pelo your hair is going to fall out
secador de pelo hair dryer
secadora de pelo hair dryer
sin que se le mueva un pelo without batting an eyelid
soltarse el pelo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (desinhibirse)  (expression)let down one's hair, let oneself go v phrase
 Suéltate el pelo y sal a bailar.
tomadura de pelo pull someone's leg
tomar el pelo trick, fool
   (embarrass)tease
tomar el pelo a alguien trick someone, fool someone, have someone on
   (embarrass)tease someone
tomarle el pelo a uno pull someone's leg
verle a alguien el pelo pull someone's leg
verle el pelo a alguien pull someone's leg
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