hairgrip


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hairgrip

(ˈhɛəˌɡrɪp)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) chiefly Brit a small tightly bent metal hair clip. Also called (esp US, Canadian, and NZ): bobby pin

hairgrip

bobby pin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hairgrip - a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
hairpin - a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
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Barbara Royle's slovenly family and lifestyle is epitomised by her tendrils of long, grey-blonde hair, snaking out from a badly arranged hairgrip.
Marie coiled her ponytail and pushed in a hairgrip.
The proximal sites of untreated (control samples) and treated hair strands of series 1-3 were fixed with a hairgrip, which was attached on a grid at the bottom of a vacuum desiccator.
You would have thought Liz Hurley was drawn to Shane Warne's dangerous, rough-trade air, but she has turned him into a well-groomed, galloping hairgrip with a decidedly feminine facade" - broadcaster Dame Jenni Murray.
THE TRUTH: It's about the size of a hairgrip and you shouldn't be able to see it, although you can feel it, says Toni.
The truth: It's the size of a hairgrip, you shouldn't be able to see it and it's not uncomfortable.
The society has 11 non-food stores in the local area, offering everything from the simplest hairgrip through to gifts, toys, furniture and bedding, electrical goods, and the latest fashions - in some cases all under one roof.
There they were, three cute girls in even cuter outfits, every garment, from heels to hairgrip, a retina-wrecking Day-Glo hue.