Synonyms for (noun) hair

Synonyms: hair

Definition: a filamentous projection or process on an organism

Similar words: process, appendage, outgrowth

Definition: a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

Usage: a bony process


Synonyms: hair, haircloth

Definition: cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments

Similar words: fabric, material, cloth, textile

Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress


Synonyms: pilus, hair

Definition: any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal

Usage: there is a hair in my soup

Similar words: filament, filum

Definition: a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)


Synonyms: hair

Definition: a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

Usage: he combed his hair; each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells

Similar words: body covering

Definition: any covering for the body or a body part


Synonyms: hair, fuzz, tomentum

Definition: filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

Usage: peach fuzz

Similar words: plant process, enation

Definition: a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ


Synonyms: whisker, hair, hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth

Definition: a very small distance or space

Usage: they escaped by a hair's-breadth; they lost the election by a whisker

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude