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hair·y

 (hâr′ē)
adj. hair·i·er, hair·i·est
1. Covered with hair or hairlike projections: a hairy caterpillar.
2. Consisting of or resembling hair: wore a hairy sweater.
3. Slang Fraught with difficulties; hazardous: a hairy escape; hairy problems.

hair′i·ness n.

hairy

(ˈhɛərɪ)
adj, hairier or hairiest
1. (Zoology) having or covered with hair
2. slang
a. difficult or problematic
b. scaring, dangerous, or exciting
ˈhairiness n

hair•y

(ˈhɛər i)

adj. hair•i•er, hair•i•est.
1. covered with hair.
2. consisting of or resembling hair: moss of a hairy texture.
3. Slang. difficult, frightening, or risky.
[1250–1300]
hair′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hairy - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"
hairless - having no hair or fur; "a Mexican Hairless is about the size of a fox terrier and hairless except for a tufts on the head and tail"
2.hairy - hazardous and frightening; "hairy moments in the mountains"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger

hairy

adjective
1. shaggy, woolly, furry, stubbly, bushy, bearded, unshaven, hirsute, fleecy, bewhiskered, pileous (Biology), pilose (Biology) I don't mind having a hairy chest, but the stuff on my back is really thick.
2. (Slang) dangerous, scary, risky, unpredictable, hazardous, perilous His driving was a bit hairy.

hairy

adjective
1. Covered with hair:
2. Slang. Involving possible risk, loss, or injury:
Translations
أَشْعَركثير الشَّعْر
chlupatývlasatý
behåretlodden
karvainen
dlakav
szőrös
hárugur, loîinn
毛深い
털이 많은
vlasatý
kosmat
hårig
เต็มไปด้วยขน
kıllısaçlıtüylü
rậm lông

hairy

[ˈhɛərɪ] ADJ (hairier (compar) (hairiest (superl)))
1. [chest, legs, arms] → peludo, velludo; (= long-haired) → melenudo
he's got hairy legstiene las piernas peludas or velludas, tiene mucho pelo or vello en las piernas
a hairy spideruna araña peluda
2. (= frightening) [experience] → horripilante, espeluznante

hairy

[ˈhɛəri] adj
[legs, chest, body, person] → poilu(e)
He's got hairy legs → Il a les jambes poilues.
(fig) (= frightening) → effrayant(e)

hairy

adj (+er)
person, body, plant, spiderbehaart; leg, arm, chest, armpitshaarig, behaart; animal, coathaarig; she has very hairy armpitssie hat viele Achselhaare
(inf: = scary, risky) → haarig (inf); situationbrenzlig (inf); adventureriskant; drivingrasant (inf)

hairy

[ˈhɛərɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl)))
a.peloso/a, irsuto/a
b. (fam) (frightening) → da far rizzare i capelli

hair

(heə) noun
1. one of the mass of thread-like objects that grow from the skin. He brushed the dog's hairs off his jacket.
2. the mass of these, especially on a person's head. He's got brown hair.
-haired
having (a certain kind of) hair. a fair-haired girl.
ˈhairy adjective
covered in hair or having a lot of hair. a hairy chest.
ˈhairiness noun
ˈhair('s)-breadth noun
a very small distance. That knife missed me by a hair's-breadth.
ˈhairbrush noun
a brush for arranging and smoothing the hair.
ˈhaircut noun
the act or style of cutting a person's hair. Go and get a haircut.
ˈhair-doplurals ˈhair-dos, ~ˈhair-do's noun
a hairstyle. I like her new hair-do.
ˈhairdresser noun
a person who cuts, washes, styles etc a person's hair.
ˈhairdressing noun
ˈhair-drier noun
an electrical apparatus for drying hair by blowing hot air over it.
ˈhairline noun
the line along the forehead where the hair begins to grow.
ˈhair-oil noun
a scented, oily lotion for smoothing down the hair.
ˈhairpin noun
a bent wire for keeping a woman's hair in place.
adjective
(of a bend in a road) sharp and U-shaped, especially on a mountain or a hill.
ˈhair-raising adjective
terrifying. hair-raising stories.
ˈhairstyle noun
the result of cutting, styling etc a person's hair. a simple hairstyle.
keep one's hair on
to remain calm and not become angry.
let one's hair down
to behave in a free and relaxed manner.
make (someone's) hair stand on end
to terrify (a person).
(not to) turn a hair
to remain calm. He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.
split hairs
to worry about unimportant details.
tear one's hair
to show great irritation or despair.

hairy

أَشْعَر chlupatý behåret behaart μαλλιαρός peludo karvainen poilu dlakav peloso 毛深い 털이 많은 harig hårete owłosiony peludo волосатый hårig เต็มไปด้วยขน kıllı rậm lông 多毛的

hair·y

a. peludo-a, velludo-a;
___ tonguelengua velluda, lengua infectada de hongos parásitos.

hairy

adj peludo
References in classic literature ?
For example, among the Band-lu were such types as So-ta, who seemed to me to be the highest in the scale of evolution, and To-jo, who was just a shade nearer the ape, while there were others who had flatter noses, more prognathous faces and hairier bodies.
It was only the hairier ones, who most closely resembled the Sto-lu, who maltreated me.
This signals disaster when our roomies stumble across the remnants - the bath has never looked hairier.
I'm glad to hear that a well kept facial fringe poses no threat to anyone and could be a boon to research and, in the spirit of humanity, I'm prepared to rent out portions of my hairier bits to a pharmaceutical company that wants to grow antibiotic cures for disease.
Maybe it's for the best, like a relationship it's good to end on a high, a bit like a holiday romance - let's part company before our tans fade and legs grow hairier.
Even nding a former workmate who enjoyed reliving some of the hairier, dangerous, yet at times hilarious, aspects of being a goods train guard on the iron ore trains to Consett serving Tyne, Tees and Wear shipyards.
That is, the less sexually active a man is, the hairier his nose and ears become.
When we were younger, slimmer, hairier, and in good lighting .
However, the next 12 months in the UK could be a hairier ride.
Some young bees, which tend to be hairier than older bees, need to be shaved before the sensor can be glued on.
We want to be efficient with some of the hairier deals without losing sight of our bottom-line commercial loans.