Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having little or no hair.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Destitute of hair; bald: as, hairless scalps.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Destitute of hair; bald.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Destitute of hair.
  • adjective Bald.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having no hair or fur

Etymologies

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hair +‎ -less.

Examples

  • WESTHOVEN: I am curious why he chose the word hairless instead of bald.

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2008

  • WESTHOVEN: I am curious why he chose the word hairless instead of bald.

    CNN Transcript May 3, 2008

  • Handsome one called his hairless face: the nose delicate, the lips negroid in their thick pout, the left eye red, streaked with bloodshot, the eyes 'brown brightness very beautiful and strange, with a sideward stare wild as that sideward stare of the race-horse; and the lids had a way of lifting largely anon.

    The Lord of the Sea

  • Over the shelves, which were about at chin level, like they usually were in convenience stores, I could see what could only be described as a hairless bear, its arms out in front, Frankenstein-like, lurching toward me.

    Dying to Live

  • They also saw a mutation in the gene dubbed "hairless," previously seen to cause baldness in mice and humans, which could explain how they lost their fur.

    FOXNews.com

  • Sun is nuclear frequency magnetic electic air, chemo makes you totally hairless, which is alien silicon skinless,. (chemo treatment of nuclear frequency bombardment removed silicon alien skin),.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Sun is nuclear frequency magnetic electic air, chemo makes you totally hairless, which is alien silicon skinless,. (chemo treatment of nuclear frequency bombardment removed silicon alien skin),.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Sun is nuclear frequency magnetic electic air, chemo makes you totally hairless, which is alien silicon skinless,. (chemo treatment of nuclear frequency bombardment removed silicon alien skin),.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Many tropical microsheep are "hairless," and have little or no wool.

    1 Microcattle

  • Aren't armenians super hairy … so hairless with more laser removal than Chewbacca. so basically she's admitting that rather than being "hairless", she's actually covered in hair like a yeti and has to have it all lasered off to keep from being drug off to the zoo every month. that's actually pretty gross. think about what that full body stubble feels like when it's growing back.

    The Superficial - Because You're Ugly

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