Definition of Hairdo

1. Noun. The arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair).

Exact synonyms: Coif, Coiffure, Hair Style, Hairstyle
Terms within: Rat, Curl, Lock, Ringlet, Whorl
Generic synonyms: Hair
Specialized synonyms: Beehive, Bouffant, Haircut, Afro, Afro Hairdo, Bang, Fringe, Bob, Wave, Braid, Plait, Tress, Twist, Chignon, Marcel, Pageboy, Pompadour, Ponytail, Roach, Scalp Lock, Thatch
Derivative terms: Coif, Coiffure, Hairstylist



Definition of Hairdo

1. Noun. A hairstyle. ¹

2. Noun. A haircut. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hairdo

1. a style of wearing the hair [n -DOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairdo

hairbrush
hairbrushes
haircalf
haircap
haircaps
haircare
haircloth
haircloths
haircurling
haircut
haircuts
haircutter
haircutters
haircutting
haircuttings
hairdo (current term)
hairdos
hairdresser
hairdressers
hairdressing
hairdressings
hairdryer
hairdryers
haire
haired
hairedness
hairen
haires
hairgrip
hairgrips

Literary usage of Hairdo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"+ Goth. hairdo. Root unknown. ... is from hairdo ; the AS suffix -e here denotes the agent, and signifies ' keeper,' or ' protector of the herd. ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Coiffure is the hairdo: coiffeur the hairdresser. All the same, they are sometimes muddled, and we get the hairdresser for the hairdo: . . . to model a most ..."

3. A Comparative Grammar of the Sanskrit, Zend, Greek, Latin, Lithuanian by Franz Bopp, Edward Backhouse Eastwick (1856)
"from leika n., nom. kik, " the body ;" haird'-ya, " herdsman," from hairdo f., nom. hairdo, ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1831)
"... originally written in 1691 in 1701, Congreve and Eccles were the poet and composer; in 1702 both are again un-• Hugh Colvill, Thomas Newman, Or-hairdo ..."

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