pubic hair

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pubic hair (countable and uncountable, plural pubic hairs)

  1. (collectively) the hair that grows in the pubic region from puberty
    Synonyms: netherhair, bush, short and curlies, short hairs, pubes
    • 1959, William S. Burroughs, Naked Lunch, page 67
      Negroes (teeth, fingers, toe nails and pubic hair gilded), Japanese boys smooth and white as china, Titian-haired Venetian lads, Americans with blond or black curls falling across the forehead (the guests tenderly shove it back), sulky blond Polacks with animal brown eyes, Arab and Spanish street boys, Austrian boys pink and delicate with a faint shadow of blond pubic hair, sneering German youths with bright blue eyes scream "Heil Hitler!" as the trap falls under them. Sollubis shit and whimper.
    • 2018, John Oliver, “Brazilian Elections”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 5, episode 25, written by Tim Carvell; Josh Gondelman; Dan Gurewitch; Jeff Maurer; Ben Silva; Will Tracy; Jill Twiss; Seena Vali; Julie Weiner, HBO, Warner Bros. Television:
      It’s true. He’s become known there as the “Brazilian Trump”, which is both politically worrisome and also the grossest style to order at a pubic hair salon. “Oh, I’ll take the Brazilian Trump, please! I-It’s where you rip everything off the front area, but you comb some arse hair around to give the illusion of hair.”
  2. (in the singular) a single hair growing in the pubic region

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