Long-haired



[lawng-hair, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌhɛər, ˈlɒŋ-/ Informal.

noun
1.
Sometimes Disparaging. an intellectual.
2.
a person, often gifted, who is very interested in or devoted to the arts, especially a performer, composer, or lover of classical music.
3.
a person having long hair, especially a hippie.
4.
a cat having long fur.
adjective, Also, longhaired
5.
having long hair:
a longhair cat.
6.
of or characteristic of longhairs or their tastes.
n.

also long-hair, “cat with long hair,” 1893, from long (adj.) + hair. As “intellectual,” especially in musical tastes, “devotee of classical music,” 1920. Sense of “hippie” attested from 1969.

adjective

noun

[earlier senses fr the stereotype of an intellectual orestheteasbeingstrangeandwearinglonghair]

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