Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having little or no hair.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Destitute of hair.
  • adj. Bald.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of hair; bald.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. having no hair or fur

Etymologies

hair +‎ -less. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Pakistani man in the photograph behind her is a member of a family studied by researchers to detect the "hairless" ge

    WN.com - Articles related to Mobile phone is dirtier than toilet flush handle

  • Oh wait, so does "hairless" .... how about UGLY mole rats?

    digg.com: Stories / Popular

  • In Hirsute, a bizarre short film written and directed by A.J. Bond, a young time traveler is confronted by an arrogant and hairless future version of himself.

    Short Film: Hirsute

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