longhair

US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlɔŋˌhɛr, ˈlɑŋ-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lônghâr′, long-)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
long•hair /ˈlɔŋˌhɛr, ˈlɑŋ-/USA pronunciation   n. [countable][Informal.]
  1. an intellectual.
  2. a person devoted to the arts, esp. a lover of classical music.

adj. Also,  ˈlongˌhaired. 
  1. having long hair:a longhair cat.
  2. of or characteristic of longhairs.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
long•hair  (lônghâr′, long-),USA pronunciation [Informal.]
n. 
  1. [Sometimes Disparaging.]an intellectual.
  2. a person, often gifted, who is very interested in or devoted to the arts, esp. a performer, composer, or lover of classical music.
  3. a person having long hair, esp. a hippie.
  4. a cat having long fur.

adj. Also,  longhaired′. 
  1. having long hair:a longhair cat.
  2. of or characteristic of longhairs or their tastes.
  • long1 + hair 1915–20

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