What does 'Hair of the dog' mean?
Meaning: If someone has a hair of the dog, they have an alcoholic drink as a way of getting rid of a hangover, the unpleasant effects of having drunk too much alcohol the night before. It is commonly used as a way of excusing having a drink early on in the day.
Contributor: Richard Flynn
Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Keep your hair on
- By a hair's breadth
- Make your hair stand on end
- Tear your hair out
- Out of your hair
- Let your hair down
- Bad hair day
- Hide nor hair
- Hair on fire
- Fine as frog's hair
- Don't stand there with curlers in your hair
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