hair spray
noun Date: 1958 a liquid sprayed on the hair to keep it in place after styling

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hair spray — (also hair lacquer or spritz) is a common household aqueous solution that is used to keep hair stiff or in a certain style. Weaker than hair gel, hair wax, or glue, it is sprayed to hold styles for a long period. Using a pump or aerosol spray… …   Wikipedia

  • hair spray — hair ,spray noun count or uncount a substance that you SPRAY onto your hair to hold it in position …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hair spray — hair′ spray orhair′spray n. cvb clo a somewhat viscous liquid for spraying on the hair to hold it in place • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • hair spray — a liquid sprayed from a spray can onto the hair, to hold it in place: also hairspray n …   English World dictionary

  • hair spray — noun toiletry consisting of a commercial preparation that is sprayed on the hair to hold it in place • Hypernyms: ↑toiletry, ↑toilet articles * * * noun : a preparation that is sprayed on the hair to keep it in place * * * a liquid in an aerosol… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hair spray — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms hair spray : singular hair spray plural hair sprays a substance that you spray onto your hair to hold it in position …   English dictionary

  • hair spray — a liquid in an aerosol or other spray container, for holding the hair in place. Also, hairspray. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • hair spray — noun A usually scented hairstyling product in aerosol form that stiffens the hair, so it stays in a certain hairstyle …   Wiktionary

  • hair spray — noun (U) a sticky substance that is sprayed (spray1 (1)) from a container and used to keep hair in place …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • spray net — hair spray …   English contemporary dictionary

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