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Meaning of "hairgrip" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAIRGRIP

hairgrip  [ˈhɛəˌɡrɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAIRGRIP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hairgrip is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HAIRGRIP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hairgrip

Bobby pin

A bobbing pin is a type of hairpin, usually of metal or plastic, used in coiffure to hold hair in place. It is a small double-pronged hair pin or clip that slides into hair with the prongs open and then the flexible prongs close over the hair to hold it in place. They are typically plain and unobtrusively colored, but some are elaborately decorated or jeweled. Bobbing pins became popular in the 1920s to hold the new bobbed hairstyles.

Definition of hairgrip in the English dictionary

The definition of hairgrip in the dictionary is a small tightly bent metal hair clip Also called : bobby pin.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HAIRGRIP


airstrip
ˈɛəˌstrɪp
atrip
əˈtrɪp
cantrip
ˈkæntrɪp
dragstrip
ˈdræɡstrɪp
drip
drɪp
ego-trip
ˈiːɡəʊˌtrɪp
grip
ɡrɪp
grippe
ɡrɪp
handgrip
ˈhændˌɡrɪp
Kirbigrip
ˈkɜːbɪˌɡrɪp
outstrip
ˌaʊtˈstrɪp
rip
rɪp
ripp
rɪp
round-trip
raʊnd trɪp
scrip
skrɪp
strip
strɪp
trip
trɪp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAIRGRIP

hairdresser
hairdresser´s
hairdresser´s salon
hairdresser´s shop
hairdressing
hairdressing appointment
hairdressing salon
hairdrier
hairdryer
hairdryer treatment
hairier
hairiest
hairif
hairiness
hairless
hairlessness
hairlike
hairline
hairline crack
hairline fracture

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAIRGRIP

boat trip
business trip
cartoon strip
coach trip
comic strip
day trip
ego trip
field trip
film strip
Gaza Strip
key grip
kirby grip
landing strip
pistol grip
pleasure trip
return trip
round trip
shopping trip
twist grip
weather strip

Synonyms and antonyms of hairgrip in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hairgrip» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAIRGRIP

Find out the translation of hairgrip to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hairgrip from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hairgrip» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

发夹
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

horquilla
570 millions of speakers

English

hairgrip
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hairgrip
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مِشْبَك الشَعْر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заколка для волос
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

grampo de cabelo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চুল বন্ধনি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pince à cheveux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hairgrip
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Haarklammer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヘアピン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

머리핀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rambut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kẹp tóc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hairgrip
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

केस गळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

toka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

molletta per i capelli
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

spinka do włosów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

заколка для волосся
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

clamă de păr
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κοκκαλάκι για τα μαλλιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hairgrip
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hårklämma
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hårspenne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hairgrip

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIRGRIP»

The term «hairgrip» is normally little used and occupies the 130.665 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIRGRIP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hairgrip

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAIRGRIP»

Discover the use of hairgrip in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hairgrip and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Thompson (with a 'p')
'It makes no difference, ve are vun und ze same,' said Hairgrip angrily, 'just like ze rest of ze cove.' Then he immediately turned his attention to the sand in his hair, but no matter how much he tried to shake it out, it stuck fast to the grease, and ...
Philip Packham, 2008
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Words: A User's Guide
hairpin noun, is a U-shaped pin that is used to hold long hair in place. hairgrip noun, is a flat hairpin with a spring. This is the BE term. kirby-grip noun, is an alternative name for a sprung hairgrip in BE. This is also spelt Kirbigrip ( trademarked ...
Graham Pointon, Stewart Clark, 2014
3
The Complete Beader's Jewelry Collection
You need: Small pink beads Small pale blue beads Wire Glue Hairgrip Brooch pin Mesh butterfly, dragonfly or similar The starting point for these two stylish accessories can be bought ready-made. The butterfly wings for the hairgrip consist of ...
Vigdis Mo Johansen, 2007
4
Eels
These can be isotope bobbins protected in a plastic tube with a hairgrip glued to the front, so as to hold the main line in position or the ping-pong ball type. These are painted white or with fluorescent paint. Once again a hairgrip is glued at one  ...
John Sidley, 2008
5
TOBY DICKINS0N'S DARKLIN CONSEQUENCE
“There was a hairgrip in my trousers, if it's still there, I can step through the cuffs and tell you how to open them.” If Saschia felt rejected, she didn't show it. “Just one minute,” she said. Toby rolled back to the edge and stood up. With another ...
Nick S Dyer, 2011
6
Dressing Long Hair
Secure hairnet at nape of neck using hairgrip to catch both sides of the net's elastic, then push hairgrip up and under the ponytail. Tip 6 Allow ponytail to drop down and take hairnet over one hand. Fine hairnets are available from hairdress-  ...
Patrick Cameron, Jacki Wadeson, 1996
7
This Is Not a Flowerpot
Another impetus to mend my ways was the fuss Edward made one afternoon about a hairgrip a few weeks after we'd moved into the house in Mountain View Drive. “Lizelle," he'd said narrowing his eyes, “I'm curious. Don't you ever hoover the ...
Amy Schoeman, 2013
8
Scratched
She'd forgotten all about her hairgrip. “Don't look so worried,” he said. “It'll be easy to fix.” “Do you really think so?” “Yeah. It's just a tiny little scratch. lsn't even worth bothering the insurance company with. I'm sure we could settle it just between ...
Marc Nobbs
9
Female Sexualization: A Collective Work of Memory
In a number of the pictures, it is possible to make out the hairgrip that kept even the shortest of wisps pinned back from my face. I remember a particular movement of the hand with which grown-ups used to sweep the hair out of my face and ...
‎1999
10
Altered Land
The second is that I haven't mentioned the hairgrip and I am not sure that I ever shall. It wasn't a friend who told me of Dai's affair, it wasn't that I spotted them walking hand in hand, and it certainly wasn't the case that Dai Davies told me what ...
Jules Hardy, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAIRGRIP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hairgrip is used in the context of the following news items.
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Five things you need to know about wearing hair barrettes
1. Less is more. One fun hairgrip in a sleek hairstyle goes a long way. Anything more “statement” can look at bit Gwen Stefani in the nineties. «The Guardian, Mar 15»
2
Robot vacuum turns into world's most over-engineered hairgrip
A ROBOTIC ROOM cleaner has taken a woman's hair hostage and refused to release it from its grasp. The hair-hungry vacuum attacked the ... «Inquirer, Feb 15»
3
Keep the pennies in check with these useful shopping tips
If you are very stuck and have none in the house a hairgrip will do the job either. Resealable Jars/Containers. I like to use heavy “kilner” style ... «Irish Independent, Jun 14»
4
Eastbourne OAP has tiny heart monitor injected into body
“This new device, which is about the size of a hairgrip, can be inserted in a couple of minutes without the need for wires or patches outside the ... «The Argus, Feb 14»
5
Sandra Bullock looks radiant on school run wearing a grey and …
She wore her long raven hair loose with a highlighted section clipped up with a hairgrip. Sandra adopted her son Louis, three, from New ... «Daily Mail, Sep 13»
6
Ryanair passenger loses damages claim after plane struck runway
The air hostess returned and had given her a hairgrip and her identity badge to help release the oxygen compartment above her seat. «Irish Independent, Apr 13»
7
Copy Cheryl's braids
“Take a millimeter thick section and put a hairgrip underneath the falling hair. This separates everything and makes sure you are not pulling ... «TV3.ie, Oct 12»
8
Weekend Shopping: City Break Beauty, Lustful Luggage & Other …
Hairgrip case, 85p (their clear travel jars - as pictured next to the candles - are essential for travel too) from www.muji.eu. If you're not staying in ... «Huffington Post UK, Apr 12»
9
Studio Ghibli's Arrietty and the magic of hand-drawn animation
It's inarguable that the borrowers' world of improvised utensils and weapons (a pin for a sword, or a peg for a hairgrip) could also have been ... «Den Of Geek, Jan 12»
10
The wedding's fashion triumphs and disasters
... retro, polka dot number and spectacular blooming turban that upstaged SamCam's church fete turquoise Burberry frock and Erdem hairgrip. «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hairgrip [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hairgrip>. Apr 2020 ».
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