bad hair day


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bad hair day

n
1. a day on which one's hair is untidy and unmanageable
2. a day of mishaps and general irritation

bad′ hair′ day`


n.
a disagreeable or unpleasant day, esp. when one feels unattractive.
[1990–95]
Translations

bad hair day

n (inf)Scheißtag m (inf), → Tag m, → an dem alles schiefgeht
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