The irrational and compulsive sense that one's hair is wrong or out of place.
Nancy Grace kept flipping her bangs back into place, suggesting mild hairanoia.
by lingtuist1 July 09, 2009
A disturbed thought process characterized by excessive fear and anxiety that everyone is staring at your hair and making fun of you for it.
Tara's extreme hairanoia compelled her to wear a hat until her bangs grew out. They said she was just being hairanoid, but she swore they were all laughing!
by Kristina F. August 29, 2007