Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A preparation for altering the color of the hair.

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Examples

  • In today's dizzying mainstream music world saturated with pop starlets battling in a whose-drag-queen-costume-is-most-iconic, err, ironic competition, most with colorless music juxtaposed with blindingly confusing get-ups and unfortunate hair-dye/wig choices, I'm basically doing cartwheels in the streets in preparation for some Britney in 2011.

    Alex Catarinella: The Return of Our Perfectly Imperfect Pop Star

  • Now she's a tapped-out freelancer, reduced to using home hair-dye kits.

    Front Line on Lines Front

  • The Secret was that, after his hat flew off, everyone around could see that he has ABSOLUTELY the worst hair-dye job in the history of humanity.

    Comic Sins: The Man Who Couldn’t Stop Running – The Bleat.

  • Why does Leeloo show up with a several-weeks-old hair-dye job?

    Mooltipass

  • Whereas before I was advised to be careful in the general manner of all hair-dye home kits, now there was a full set of additional warnings and a whole lot of ALL CAPS TYPE.

    lessons in hair dye

  • Sometimes, the scene at his eponymous salon, located on the penthouse level at Bergdorf Goodman on New York City's Fifth Avenue, can resemble an emergency room: Clients with hair-dye hazards, wrecked layers, and visible signs of emotional distress.

    Per Capita Savings: Home Barbering Grows in Recession, With Hairy Results

  • One of the hair-dye suggestions was "violet," which didn't elicit much enthusiasm.

    Head Case: Salon Consults That Make the Cut

  • When first introduced to the idea of hair-dye, I pondered; who was the person who presented the proposition.

    My Hair; His Energy Policy

  • Dark roots appeared in no time, as did my demand for more hair-dye.

    My Hair; His Energy Policy

  • Since the 1950s, when the first blond actresses appeared on TV and when advertisers first showed their preference for fair-skinned models to present their products, hair-dye sales and bottle blondes have multiplied.

    El Tigre And His Mexico

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