Translation of hair in Spanish:


pelo, n.

Pronunciation /hɛː//hɛr/


  • 1

    (on human head)
    pelo masculine
    cabello masculine formal literary
    (oil/gel/lacquer) (before noun) para el pelo
    to have short/brown hair tener el pelo corto/castaño
    • a girl with long hair una chica de pelo largo
    • to have / get one's hair cut cortarse el pelo
    • get your hair cut ve a cortarte / a que te corten el pelo
    • to do one's hair arreglarse el pelo
    • to have one's hair done peinarse
    • who does your hair? ¿quién te peina?
    • to lose one's hair perder el pelo
    • he's losing his hair se le está cayendo el pelo
    • his hair is getting very thin se está quedando calvo
    • to have / wear one's hair down/up llevar el pelo suelto/recogido
    • I have a hair appointment tengo hora en la peluquería
    • hair cream crema para el pelo
    • hair curler marrón
    • hair restorer loción para la calvicie
    • hair transplant transplante capilar
    • The little girl with fair hair and twinkling eyes laughed with sheer joy and said it would be her best Christmas ever.
    • The woman was described as white, in her early twenties, long fair hair.
    • They neither shave, nor have a haircut, allowing their beards and hair to grow long.
    • She was strikingly good-looking, with long, wavy, fair hair, a cute face and bulbous lips.
    • He has a thick brown beard and shoulder length brown hair that curls ever so slightly.
    • Her shoulder length hair had grown down to her back and gone from straight to curly.
    • The second man was white, between 40 to 45 years old, with grey shoulder length hair and a beard.
    • She was a moderately young woman with long fair hair twining around a gaudy hairpin.
    • He is white, tall, in his 20s, clean-shaven with short, dark hair and no facial hair.
    • He is thought to be in his mid - to-late 20s, of stocky build with short fair hair.
    • Jessica is tanned and has shoulder-length brown hair while Holly is fair and has blonde hair.
    • She has brown eyes, very long dark brown hair, a fair complexion and a brace on her teeth.
    • Those vivid green eyes stood out against his fair complexion and dark hair.
    • Her soft, wispy fair hair had been pulled into a loose bun at the back of her head and tied with a black ribbon.
    • He was wearing a light-coloured t-shirt and had short cropped fair to ginger hair.
    • The darker your skin, the more likely you are to see changes; if you're very fair or have red hair you may not notice any at all.
    • She was very clean and smart looking, with her fair hair always tied back neatly in a ponytail.
    • When ever you talk about being on the road, and other times, you mention your beard or facial hair.
    • The bag snatcher was described as white, in his 30s, with fair, sandy hair.
    • With a mane of shaggy white hair and beard, he looked like the archetypal wild old man of the woods.
  • 2

    • 2.1(on human body)

      vello masculine
      a cream to remove unwanted hair una crema para eliminar el vello superfluo
      • before noun hair remover depilatorio
      • There was a man at the bus stop with a mole this morning - the kind of mole that grows thick black hairs.
      • The gene is known to help determine hair color in many mammals, from humans to mice.
      • She also couldn't help but notice how handsome he was with his black hair and darker skin tone.
      • The creature was covered from mouth to tailfin in thick, bristly hairs.
      • Her eyes were an intense chocolate and her thick, black hair fell to the bottom of her back.
      • But what most people will see when they look at me is the black hair and pale skin, right?
      • There skin was darkened and their black hair fell down to the middle of their backs.
      • The animal was approaching quickly down the trail, its hair bristling.
      • Strands of her black hair fell smoothly to the sides when she shook her head in declination.
      • It was a day when the fine hairs on your skin seem to crinkle up in the sun.
      • Stripes sometimes occur on the tail, but more often the tail is composed of both black and white hairs intermixed.
      • A thick white coat of hollow hairs provides good insulation from the arctic climate.
      • The oils are rapidly absorbed through skin although the hair on animal skin makes it difficult to apply them.
      • Nose, ears, and feet are covered with dark sepia hairs and the tail hairs are almost black.
      • Strands of her black hair fell into her face and she brushed them out of the way.
      • They are covered with dense, long, shaggy fur made up of thick hairs with longitudinal grooves.
      • The time of year that the animal was killed has a bearing on how well the hair stays in the skin, making trapping in the winter the best time to hunt for pelts.
      • The entire body and limbs were covered with a thick fine hair or wool curling tightly to the skin.
      • Holly suddenly moved her head, and a few strands of her black hair fell across her face.
      • Bristle-like hairs associated with claws of the hind feet form a sort of comb, probably used in grooming.

    • 2.2(on animal, plant)

      pelo masculine
      • They release tiny hairs which can cause a severe rash if they come into contact with a person's skin.
      • When infestations are heavy, leaf hairs become matted and flower buds fail to open.
      • The fine hairs of loquat leaves can irritate the throat so these are brushed off.
      • The fine hairs on this flower come off and float around in the tea.
      • All details of her woodcarvings, even the villi, or small hairs on the stem of each plant, are done by hand with a knife.
      • Plants have bark and hairs and, above all, toxins.
      • The cuticular hairs formed by epidermal cells are not the only examples of cellular projections found in Drosophila.
      • Other plants will produce thick cuticle or reflective hairs to reduce the amount of light and heat they receive.
      • They have tiny hairs which contain toxins and if you come into contact with enough of them you can come out in a nasty rash.
      • The leaf surfaces of almost all plant species possess specialized epidermal cell types that form hairs or trichomes.
      • Stems and leaves have a fringe of fine hairs that are particularly appealing when plants are side- or back-lit by the sun.
      • Plastid morphogenesis in trichome hair cells from the stem and petiole of tomato plants.

  • 3

    (single strand)
    pelo masculine
    not to turn a hair no inmutarse
    • to put hairs on sb's chest dejar a algn como nuevo
    • go on, drink it; it'll put hairs on your chest anda, bébetelo; verás como te sientes como nuevo