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 (lông′hâr′, lŏng′-)
n. Informal
1. One dedicated to the arts and especially to classical music.
2. One whose taste in the arts is considered to be overrefined.
3. A person with long hair, especially a hippie.
4. A domestic cat with a long-haired coat, such as a Persian cat.

long′hair′ adj.
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informal US a man with long hair
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(ˈlɔŋˌhɛər, ˈlɒŋ-)
1. Informal: Sometimes Disparaging. an intellectual.
2. Informal. a person devoted to the arts, esp. a lover of classical music.
3. Informal: Sometimes Disparaging. a person having long hair, esp. a hippie.
4. a domestic cat having long fur.
5. having long hair: a longhair cat.
6. Informal: Sometimes Disparaging. of or characteristic of longhairs or their tastes.
Also, long′haired`.
usage: Definitions 1, 3, and 6 are sometimes used with disparaging intent.
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