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hair·brush

 (hâr′brŭsh′)
n.
A brush for the hair.
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hairbrush

(ˈhɛəˌbrʌʃ)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a brush for grooming the hair
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

hair•brush

(ˈhɛərˌbrʌʃ)

n.
a brush for dressing the hair.
[1590–1600]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hairbrush - a brush used to groom a person's hairhairbrush - a brush used to groom a person's hair
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
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Translations
فُرْشاة الشَعْرفُرشاة شَعْر
hřebenkartáč na vlasy
hårbørste
hiusharja
četka za kosu
hajkefe
hárbursti
ヘアブラシ
머리솔
kefa na vlasy
ščetka za lase
hårborste
แปรงแปรงผม
lược

hairbrush

[ˈhɛəbrʌʃ] Ncepillo m (para el pelo)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hairbrush

[ˈhɛərbrʌʃ] nbrosse f à cheveuxhair care haircare [ˈhɛərkɛər]
nsoins mpl capillaires
modif [product] → capillaire, pour les cheveuxhair colour n (= dye) → couleur f de cheveuxhair conditioner naprès-shampooing m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hairbrush

[ˈhɛəˌbrʌʃ] nspazzola per capelli
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hair

(heə) noun
1. one of the mass of thread-like objects that grow from the skin. He brushed the dog's hairs off his jacket.
2. the mass of these, especially on a person's head. He's got brown hair.
-haired
having (a certain kind of) hair. a fair-haired girl.
ˈhairy adjective
covered in hair or having a lot of hair. a hairy chest.
ˈhairiness noun
ˈhair('s)-breadth noun
a very small distance. That knife missed me by a hair's-breadth.
ˈhairbrush noun
a brush for arranging and smoothing the hair.
ˈhaircut noun
the act or style of cutting a person's hair. Go and get a haircut.
ˈhair-doplurals ˈhair-dos, ~ˈhair-do's noun
a hairstyle. I like her new hair-do.
ˈhairdresser noun
a person who cuts, washes, styles etc a person's hair.
ˈhairdressing noun
ˈhair-drier noun
an electrical apparatus for drying hair by blowing hot air over it.
ˈhairline noun
the line along the forehead where the hair begins to grow.
ˈhair-oil noun
a scented, oily lotion for smoothing down the hair.
ˈhairpin noun
a bent wire for keeping a woman's hair in place.
adjective
(of a bend in a road) sharp and U-shaped, especially on a mountain or a hill.
ˈhair-raising adjective
terrifying. hair-raising stories.
ˈhairstyle noun
the result of cutting, styling etc a person's hair. a simple hairstyle.
keep one's hair on
to remain calm and not become angry.
let one's hair down
to behave in a free and relaxed manner.
make (someone's) hair stand on end
to terrify (a person).
(not to) turn a hair
to remain calm. He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.
split hairs
to worry about unimportant details.
tear one's hair
to show great irritation or despair.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

hairbrush

فُرْشاة الشَعْر kartáč na vlasy hårbørste Haarbürste βούρτσα για τα μαλλιά cepillo hiusharja brosse à cheveux četka za kosu spazzola per capelli ヘアブラシ 머리솔 haarborstel hårbørste szczotka do włosów escova de cabelo щетка для волос hårborste แปรงแปรงผม saç fırçası lược 发刷
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

hairbrush

n. cepillo para el cabello.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hairbrush

n cepillo (para el pelo)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
"Bless my hairbrush, but he is a scoundrel!" ejaculated Mr.
So I bought it, and as soon as he had gone I came up here and applied it with an old hairbrush as the directions said.
The indignant Independent did not wait to hear the end of this personal denunciation; for, catching up his carpet-bag, which was well stuffed with movables, he swung it in the air as Pott turned away, and, letting it fall with a circular sweep on his head, just at that particular angle of the bag where a good thick hairbrush happened to be packed, caused a sharp crash to be heard throughout the kitchen, and brought him at once to the ground.
Every man's shaft bore his number to ease the counting; and so close would they stick at the end of a round, that the target looked like a big bristle hairbrush. Then must the spectators relieve their tense spirits by great cheering; while the King looked mighty proud of his skilled bowmen.
Smartened up by the aid of a clean shirt and a wet hairbrush, with which instrument, on occasions of ceremony, he lubricates such thin locks as remain to him after his life of severe study, Mr.
"Who cares?" said Sophie, wandering about, hairbrush in hand, to admire the illustrated weekly pictures pasted on door and cupboard.
Coulson sat down upon a trunk with his hairbrushes in his hand.
Coulson waited for some little time, still sitting on his trunk and clasping his hairbrushes. Then he moved over to the table on which stood the telephone instrument and asked for a number.
Trent had finished his toilet and stood, the hairbrushes still in his hands, looking at Da Souza's anxious face with a queer smile upon his lips.
Reflects Podsnap; prosperously feeding, two little light-coloured wiry wings, one on either side of his else bald head, looking as like his hairbrushes as his hair, dissolving view of red beads on his forehead, large allowance of crumpled shirt-collar up behind.
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Head judge Paul Stafford said: "John has built the business, which operates from Bangor in Co Down, to one of the biggest hairbrush businesses in the world, used by professionals in every country and has become synonymous with excellence within the industry.