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    wary hair

    His thick black wary hair fell into his laughing eyes.

    What is the meaning of `wary hair' here?

    Please explain it.

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    Question Re: wary hair

    Are you sure you didn't mistype wavy?
    Pictures from google of wavy hair
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    Wavy hair is a hair style in between curly and straight.

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    Re: wary hair

    Or I suppose it might have been a 'wary hare'

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    Re: wary hair

    Or possibly "wiry hair"

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    Re: wary hair

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Or I suppose it might have been a 'wary hare'
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    Would that make sense in the given sentence?

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    Re: wary hair

    Quote Originally Posted by queenbu View Post
    Would that make sense in the given sentence?
    No, it wouldn't. (If I'm not mistaken, there's a bit of dry humor there. )
    .
    Bob makes a good point, though. A hare can be wary and a hair can't.

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    Re: wary hair

    there's a bit of dry humor there......
    OK. It was the that got me. I would have expected a .

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    Re: wary hair

    Quote Originally Posted by queenbu View Post
    there's a bit of dry humor there......
    OK. It was the that got me. I would have expected a .
    That was my deadpan humour face - sorry if it wasn't clear. I guess it's an extremely unlikely context, but a hare in such a precarious position would probably be wary. (joke)

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