hair slide


hair slide
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "hair slide":
singular hair slide plural hair slides British
a small metal or plastic object that women fasten around a part of their hair to hold it in a particular position. The American word is barrette.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • hair slide — n BrE a small attractive metal or plastic object that a woman uses to fasten her hair in place American Equivalent: barrette …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hair-slide — «HAIR SLYD», noun. British. a barrette …   Useful english dictionary

  • hair slide — hair ,slide noun count BRITISH a BARRETTE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hair slide — noun a decorative hinged clip that girls and women put in their hair to hold it in place • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hair slide — /ˈhɛə slaɪd/ (say hair sluyd) noun 1. a decorative fastening for the hair. 2. → bobby pin …   Australian English dictionary

  • hair slide — barrette, hair clasp …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hair slide — noun (C) BrE a small attractive metal or plastic object used to fasten a woman s hair in place; barrette AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • slide — I n. a hair slide (BE; AE has barrette) II v. 1) (d; intr.) to slide down (to slide down a hill) 2) (d; intr.) to slide from, out of (the glass slid from her hand) 3) (d; intr.) to slide into (the car skidded and slid into a ditch) 4) (AE)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • slide — v. & n. v. (past and past part. slid) 1 a intr. move along a smooth surface with continuous contact on the same part of the thing moving (cf. ROLL). b tr. cause to do this (slide the drawer into place). 2 intr. move quietly; glide; go smoothly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • slide — [c]/slaɪd / (say sluyd) verb (slid, slid or slidden, sliding) –verb (i) 1. to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface: to slide down a snow covered hill. 2. to slip, as one losing foothold or as a vehicle skidding. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary