Definition of Hairnet

1. Noun. A small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place.

Generic synonyms: Mesh, Meshing, Meshwork, Net, Network



Definition of Hairnet

1. Noun. A net designed to keep hair up and out of the way. (used, e.g., while cooking) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hairnet

1. a net worn to keep the hair in place [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairnet

hairiest
hairily
hairiness
hairinesses
hairing
hairless
hairlessly
hairlessness
hairlessnesses
hairlike
hairline
hairline fracture
hairlines
hairlock
hairlocks
hairnet (current term)
hairnets
hairnetted
hairpiece
hairpieces
hairpin
hairpin bend
hairpin curve
hairpin loop
hairpin loops
hairpin turn
hairpins
hairpulling
hairraising
hairs

Literary usage of Hairnet

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

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"hairnet. 5 Mass. 643; Leary v. Blanchard, 48 Me. 269; White v. Miners A'at. ... Bice v. Stearns, 3 Mass. 225, 227; Wilton-r. hairnet, 5 Mass. ..."

2. The Red-figure Pottery by Sharon Herbert (1977)
"She wears a chiton and an elaborate snood or hairnet with strings tied in bows projecting out ... Thick applied white for hairnet with miltos over it. ..."

3. Mechanically Inclined: Building Grammar, Usage, and Style Into Writer's Workshop by Jeff Anderson (2005)
"Spray more. All these styles must be taken care of while you sleep. Some women use the beehive hairnet; others use feather pillows to sleep upon; ..."

4. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J Schneider (2006)
"I peeled his beard away, his girth away— his hairnet and his look of horror away. "Hello, Harry," I stammered. Harry dodged an invisible punch, ..."

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