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Principal Translations
hair n not countable (human head)pelo, cabello nm
 She's having her hair cut.
 Va a cortarse el pelo (or: cabello).
hair n not countable (on human body)vello nm
 He has a lot of hair on his chest.
 Tiene mucho vello en su pecho.
 
Additional Translations
hair n not countable (animal)pelo nm
 This cushion is stuffed with horse hair.
 Este cojín esta relleno con pelo de caballo.
hair n not countable (filament)cerda nf
 The hairs on this brush are quite stiff.
 Las cerdas de este pincel están completamente rígidas.
hair n (botany) pelo finopelusa nf
 vello nm
 The plant's stem is covered in fine hairs.
 El tallo de la planta está cubierto de pelusa.
 La planta está recubierta de fino vello.
hair n not countable (tiny measure of sthg)grieta fina loc nom f
 figurado, Españapelo nm
 The window cracked just a hair.
 A la ventana se le produjo una grieta fina.
 * Me salvé por un pelo.
hair n (individual hair)cabello, pelo nm
 The two hairs were obviously from two different people.
 Los dos cabellos (or: pelos) eran obviamente de personas diferentes.
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Compound Forms:
a hair's breadth away adv (very close) coloqa un tiro de piedra loc adv
 The house that I bought was a hair´s breadth away from the sea.
 The election returns so far show that Harry is a hair's breadth away from victory.
 La casa que compré estaba a un tiro de piedra del mar.
 a un paso loc adv
 La casa que compré está a un paso del mar.
 fampegado adj
 Los dos candidatos van prácticamente pegados en las encuestas, podría ganar cualquiera de ellos.
angel hair pasta n (capellini: very fine pasta) fideocabello(s) de ángel nm
 Cuando estaba enfermo, le preparaban sopa de cabello de ángel.
auburn hair n (hair of reddish-brown colour)pelo cobrizo nm
 The girl with the auburn hair is very attractive.
bad hair day n figurative, slang (day when everything goes wrong)día de perros loc nom
 Ayer tuve un día de perros.
blond hair n (fair or pale-coloured hair)cabello rubio nm
 I was born with blond hair, but by the time I was 15 it had turned to a chestnut color.
 Cuando nací, tenía el cabello rubio, y a los quince se me volvió castaño.
blonde hair, blond hair n (hair that is light in colour)cabello rubio nm+adj
 One of the stereotypes about nordic people is that they all have blond hair.
 El cabello rubio tiene menor cantidad de melanina.
 coloqpelo rubio nm
 Un estereotipo acerca de la población nórdica es que todos tienen el pelo rubio.
brown hair n (brunette or chestnut hair)pelo castaño nm
 She wore a brown shirt to match her brown hair.
 Tiene el pelo castaño, largo y enrulado.
 cabello castaño nm+adj
 Un mechón de cabello castaño cubría su frente.
by a hair adv (by a very slight margin, only just)por un pelo/pelito fr hecha
 Por un pelo no me encontré con él a la salida del cine.
by a hair's breadth adv (by the slightest margin)por un pelo loc adv
 The horse won by a hair's breadth.
 Ganó la carrera por un pelo.
 Perú famcon las justas loc adv
 Ganó la carrera con las justas.
 Méxicopor un pelito loc adv
 Se salvó de tener un accidente por un pelito.
camel hair npelo de camello nm
cause hair loss to causar la pérdida de los cabellos
curly hair n (frizzy or wavy hair)pelo rizado nm
 Does she have a perm or naturally curly hair?
 ¿Lleva permanente o tiene pelo rizado natural?
 pelo crespo nm
 Argentinapelo enrulado nm
 mismo ejemplo que Juan Diego.
dark hair n (brunette or brown hair)pelo oscuro nm
 She has naturally dark hair but she dyes it blond.
 pelo moreno loc nom m
Note: Si se quiere matizar más el tono se incluye al final otro adjetivo como claro, oscuro. Si es virtualmente negro, se dice pelo negro
 cabello castaño (oscuro) nm
 Mi madre tiene el cabello castaño oscuro pero mezclado con mechones ya encanecidos.
 pelo castaño nm
do my hair vi informal (cut and style my hair)arreglar el pelo/cabello vtr
 I need the hair dresser to do my hair.
 Every morning I do my hair so it looks presentable.
do my hair vi informal (arrange, tidy, my hair)peinarse vpron
 Just give me three minutes to do my hair.
 arreglar el pelo/cabello vtr
do the hair arreglarse el cabello v
do the hair peinar v
facial hair n (moustache, beard, etc.)vello facial nm
 There is considerable social stigma associated with facial hair in women.
 pelo en la cara nm
 El contraste entre la cabeza calva y todo ese pelo en la cara resultaba cómico.
fair hair n (blond or light-coloured hair)pelo rubio, pelo claro nm
 People with fair hair are most susceptible to sunburn.
 Louise has fair hair and a pale complexion.
 Los de pelo rubio son más susceptibles a las quemaduras de sol. / Louise tiene el pelo claro y la tez pálida.
frizzy hair n (wildly-curled hair)encrespado pp
 My frizzy hair is completely out of control in this humidity.
 pelo con frizz nm
 cabello ensortijado nm+adj
 Tengo el cabello tan ensortijado que se me dificulta peinarlo.
 Puerto Ricopelo crespo nm
ginger hair n (bright auburn hair) Argentina, fampelo pelirrojo nm
 Ginger hair is often also called orange hair.
 Tenía un pelo pelirrojo con rulos, que la hacía distinguible a la distancia.
 pelo colorado nm
 En mi familia somos todos de pelo colorado.
good hair buen pelo nm
grow hair echar pelo v
hair band n (accessory for holding back hair)goma (de pelo) nf
Note: also: hairband
 Her long tresses were held back by a simple hair band.
 Necesito una goma para hacerme una coleta.
 liga (para cabello) nf
 A mis hijas siempre les hago colitas con ligas de colores
 Argentinavincha nf
 Para sujetarse el pelo se puso una vincha roja.
hair bow n (decorative hair tie)moño nm
 Llevaba un moño azul en el pelo, para distinguirse de su hermana melliza.
 lazo nm
hair care n (use of hair products)cuidado del cabello loc nom m
hair care, haircare n as adj (product: for hair)para el cuidado del cabello loc adj
hair cell (Medicine)célula capilar n
hair clip n (clasp for securing hairstyle)pinza, horquilla loc nom f
 hebilla nf
 Reunió el pelo en una cola de caballo y la sujetó con una hebilla.
hair clipper máquina de cortar el cabello n
hair clippers npl (device for trimming hair) Argentina fammaquinita nf
 The barber used the hair clippers to trim Michael's hair.
 Mi perro no se deja cortar con la maquinita, le tiene miedo, pero aprendí a usar bien las tijeras.
 España famcortapelos nm
hair color UScolor de cabello n
hair colour, US: hair color n (colour of one's hair)color de pelo nm
 Teenage girls often change their hair color experimentally.
 Se ha teñido tantas veces que so se acuerda de cuál es su color de pelo original.
hair colour, US: hair color n (product for tinting or bleaching hair)coloración nf
 Argentinatintura nf
 tinte nm
hair dryer n (appliance for drying washed hair)secador de cabello nm
 I don't use my hair dryer in the summer, but I am glad to have it in the winter!
 No utilizo mi secador de cabello en el verano, pero me encanta usarlo en el invierno
 Españasecador de pelo nm
 Se me ha estropeado el secador de pelo.
 Puerto Rico coloqblower nm
 Me sequé el pelo con el blower.
hair extension n (attached length of hair)extensión nf
 Me voy a poner unas extensiones.
hair follicle folículo capilar n
hair follicle infection n (inflammation at base of a hair)infección del folículo piloso nf
hair gel nfijador de cabello nm
hair gel ngomina nf
hair grass, hair-grass n (tall, tufted grass)yuyos nmpl
 Se escondió entre los yuyos, sus perseguidores pasaron de largo.
 césped alto nm
hair lacquer n (spray for fixing a hairstyle)laca para el pelo loc nom f
hair net n (mesh worn over the hair)redecilla nf
 It is required for cafeteria staff to wear hair nets.
 red para el pelo nm
hair of the dog cura resacas n
hair oil n (men's hairstyling product)gomina nf
 Jared spiked his hair with hair oil.
 brillantina nf
 (gel) fijador nm
hair pin, hairpin, hair-pin n (device for securing hairstyle)horquilla nf
 gancho nm
 Argentinainvisible nm
 Se sujetó el rodete con invisibles.
hair pin, hairpin, hair-pin adj (U-shaped: turn, bend )en U loc adj
 El cartel indicaba que estaba prohibida la vuelta en U.
hair queue n (single braid of hair down back)coleta nf
 cola de caballo nf
 Marina se presentó impecable, con su cara lavada y una cola de caballo que le recogía el pelo negro y brillante.
hair removal n (depilatory treatment)depilación nf
 tratamiento depilatorio nf
 Se sometió a un novedoso tratamiento depilatorio con láser.
hair remover n PRdepilador nm
hair remover ndepilatorio nm
hair salon n (hairdresser's shop)peluquería, salón de belleza nf, nm
 I have an appointment at the hair salon before we go out to dinner.
 Tengo una cita en la peluquería antes de la cena.
hair shirt ncamisa de crin nf
hair shirt ncilicio nm
hair splitting nnimio nm
hair splitting sofismas nmpl
hair splitting sofisterías nfpl
hair splitting sutilezas nfpl
hair spray n (hairstyling lacquer)laca nf
 If you wear too much hair spray your hair will feel hard and crunchy.
 Nunca he utilizado laca, pero mi madre sí.
 anglicspray nm
 La única forma de hacer ese peinado es poniéndole mucho spray.
hair stand on end expr (indication of extreme fright)ponerle los pelos de punta loc verb
 That guy was so creepy, he made my hair stand on end.
 What I saw made my hair stand on end.
 Lo que vi me puso los pelos de punta
 parársele a uno los pelos loc verb
 Una escena espeluznante, me acuerdo y se me paran los pelos.
hair straightener n (tongs used to flatten curly hair)alisador del pelo nm
Note: 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.
 A mi hija no le gusta su pelo rizado; se ha comprado un alisador.
 Argentinaplanchita nf
hair stylist n (hairdresser)peluquero nm
 I finally found a hair stylist that is good at cutting long hair.
 estilista nm
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