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A popular term in the African-American community, used to describe an black person's hair that closely resembles the hair of a typical white person (i.e. soft, managable, long, as opposed to "nappy" or "bad" hair). The closer your hair is to a white person's, the "better" your hair is. See: "bad hair".

Note: Most people who use this term would never admit the inferiority complex from which it came.
Ignorant Aunt Zykeshia: "Lord-Jeezus! Girl, you gots dat good hair! It long, curly and booootiful!"
by Little Lauren May 17, 2005
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The term "Good Hair" originates in the African-American/Black community that is used to describe black people with softer, looser-curled, manageable hair. This type of language stems from history of colorism and Societal Assimilation due to centuries of being taught that lighter skin, softer hair and caucasioid features are somehow more beautiful. Throughout the generations it has been a coined term in the community. Mostly used by the older generation.
Grandmother: *touches granddaughters hair*

"Ooooh chile you got good hair from ya' daddy side of his family!"
by ANTOANTS May 25, 2016
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A word used to describe somebody's hair. This is a term used for black people's hair, and it is "good hair" if it is long, soft, and smooth. This type of hair is considered attractive because soft and smooth hair is the healthiest, or at least looks that way.
Laurice has good hair.
by Angelacia June 18, 2007
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