bad hair day


bad hair day
Noun. 1. A day when one is unable to arrange one's hair into a satisfactory and pleasing style.
2. Used figuratively for a problematic and difficult day.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • bad hair day — bad hair days N COUNT: usu sing People sometimes say they are having a bad hair day when they do not feel very happy or relaxed, especially because their hair does not look good. [INFORMAL] All this fuss is because Carol is having a bad hair day …   English dictionary

  • Bad hair day — day in which one cannot get one s hair to look good; day in which one is in a bad mood and nothing goes right: Having a bad hair day, are we? …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bad hair day — If you re having a bad hair day, things are not going the way you would like or had planned …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bad hair day — bad hair ,day noun count usually singular INFORMAL 1. ) a day when your hair looks messy and you do not feel attractive 2. ) a difficult day when nothing seems to go well for you …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bad hair day — n informal a day when you are unhappy and easily upset, especially because your hair does not look the way you want it to look …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bad hair day — bad′ hair′ day n. inf a disagreeable or unpleasant day, esp. when one feels unattractive • Etymology: 1990–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bad Hair Day — Infobox Album | Name = Bad Hair Day Type = Album Artist = Weird Al Yankovic Background = orange Released = March 12, 1996 Recorded = Nov Dec 1994, Nov 1995, Jan 1996. Genre = Comedy Length = 38:14 Label = Scotti Brothers Producer = Weird Al… …   Wikipedia

  • bad hair day — UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms bad hair day : singular bad hair day plural bad hair days informal 1) a day when your hair looks untidy and you do not feel attractive 2) a difficult day when nothing seems to go well for you …   English dictionary

  • bad hair day — n. a bad day in general. (Also used literally when one’s inability to do anything with one’s hair seems to color the events of the day.) □ I’m sorry I am so glum. This has been a real bad hair day. □ It’s just one bad hair day after another …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bad hair day — a disagreeable or unpleasant day, esp. one during which one feels unattractive. [1990 95] * * * n. informal a day on which everything seems to go wrong, characterized as a day on which one s hair is particularly unmanageable * * * ˌbad ˈhair day… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bad hair day — Australian Slang day in which one cannot get one s hair to look good; day in which one is in a bad mood and nothing goes right: Having a bad hair day, are we? …   English dialects glossary


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