bad hair day

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Said to have been coined by British trichologist Philip Kingsley (1930–2016).[1]

NounEdit

bad hair day ‎(plural bad hair days)

  1. (literally) A day when one's hair seems unmanageable. [from 20th c.]
  2. (idiomatic, by extension) A day when things seem to be unmanageable or go wrong.
    What's the matter with Fred? Oh, he's just having a bad hair day.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Philip Kingsley, celebrity trichologist – obituary [print version: Philip Kingsley: Trichologist who treated Audrey Hepburn and Laurence Olivier and coined the term ‘bad hair day’, 17 September 2016, page 35]”, in The Daily Telegraph[1], 16 September 2016, archived from the original on 16 September 2016.