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Synonyms for hair

let your hair down

make someone's hair stand on end

Synonyms

not turn a hair

Synonyms

  • remain calm
  • keep your cool
  • not bat an eyelid
  • keep your hair on

Synonyms for hair

Synonyms for hair

filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

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

cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair

a filamentous projection or process on an organism

References in classic literature ?
The hair-breadth turns and twists we made, drew down upon us a variety of speeches from the people standing about, which were not always complimentary; but my aunt drove on with perfect indifference, and I dare say would have taken her own way with as much coolness through an enemy's country.
I will not recount every hair-breadth escape, and every fearful difficulty that occurred before we succeeded in reaching the bosom of the valley.
At their hospitable boards I occasionally met with partners, and clerks, and hardy fur traders from the interior posts; men who had passed years remote from civilized society, among distant and savage tribes, and who had wonders to recount of their wide and wild peregrinations, their hunting exploits, and their perilous adventures and hair-breadth escapes among the Indians.
Or, if the hero is in the army, he has hair-breadth escapes and adventures enough in one small volume to turn his hair white, and in the end he goes to Washington at the express desire of the President or Commander-in-chief to be promoted to no end of stars and bars.
Not by so much as a hair-breadth was the position of the false Grace Roseberry shaken by the first appearance of the true Grace Roseberry within the doors of Mablethorpe House.