HyperDic: hairy

English > 2 senses of the word hairy:
ADJECTIVEallhairy, haired, hirsutehaving or covered with hair
allhairyhazardous and frightening
hairy > pronunciation
Soundshheh'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > hairy: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or covered with hair.
Examples
  • "Jacob was a hairy man"
  • "a hairy caterpillar"
Synonymshaired, hirsute
Narrowercanescent, hoaryCovered with fine whitish hairs or down
coarse-haired, coarse-furredHaving coarse hair or fur
comate, comose, comalOf certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair
curly-haired, curly-coatedCovered with curly hair
dark-haired, dark-coatedCovered with dark hair
downy, pubescent, puberulent, sericeousCovered with fine soft hairs or down
floccose(of plants) having tufts of soft woolly hairs
furlikeresembling fur
furred, furryCovered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs
fuzzed, fuzzyCovering with fine light hairs
glossy-haired, glossy-coated, glossy-furredHaving glossy hair
hispid(of animals or plants) having stiff coarse hairs or bristles
lanate, woollyCovered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments
long-hairedWith long hair
pappose(of plants such as dandelions and thistles) having pappi or tufts of featherlike hairs or delicate bristles
pilous, pilose, pilaryCovered with hairs especially fine soft ones
rough-hairedHaving hair that feels rough
shock-headedHaving a shock (or untidy mass) of hair
short-hairedWith short hair
silky-hairedHaving hair that resembles silk
silver-hairedHaving hair the color of silver
smooth-hairedHaving hair that feels smooth
snake-haired(of monsters) having snakes for hair
soft-hairedHaving soft hair
stiff-hairedHaving stiff hair
thick-hairedHaving thick hair
tomentose, tomentousdensely covered with short matted woolly hairs
velvety-furred, velvety-hairedHaving hair that feels like velvet
wire-haired, wiry-coated(especially of dogs) having stiff wiry hair
wiryOf hair that resembles wire in stiffness
wooly, woolly, wooly-haired, woolly-hairedCovered with dense often matted or curly hairs
OppositehairlessHaving no hair or fur
Spanishhirsuto, peluda, peludo, piloso, velludo
Catalanhirsut, pelut, pilós
Nounshaira filamentous projection / projection or process on an organism
haira covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head)
hairinessthe quality of having hair
English > hairy: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninghazardous and frightening.
Example"hairy moments in the mountains"
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishespeluznante
Catalanesborronador, esborronant

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