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hairless

[hair-lis] /ˈhɛər lɪs/
adjective
1.
without hair; bald:
his pink hairless pate.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English hereles. See hair, -less
Related forms
hairlessness, noun
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Examples for hairless
  • Blind and hairless, joeys are no bigger than jelly beans.
  • Less attention has been paid, though, to the fact that humans are not really hairless at all.
  • We have mostly hairless skin, which is useful in the water.
  • The hairless tail is prehensile, useful for stability in climbing trees.
  • Compared to other mammals, our skin is relatively hairless.
  • To avoid skin irritation it is applied to different hairless locations above the waist and below the neck each day.
British Dictionary definitions for hairless

hairless

/ˈhɛəlɪs/
adjective
1.
having little or no hair
2.
(Brit, slang) very angry; raging
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Word Origin and History for hairless
adj.

1550s, from hair + -less. Related: Hairlessness.

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