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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 ?
A hand closed softly on my shoulder, and at the same moment I felt something hairy and cologne-scented brushing my face.
Planted with their broad ends on the deck, a circle of these slabs laced together, mutually sloped towards each other, and at the apex united in a tufted point, where the loose hairy fibres waved to and fro like a top-knot on some old Pottowotamie Sachem's head.
The roof is about twelve feet high, and runs to a pretty sharp angle, as if there were a regular ridge-pole there; while these ribbed, arched, hairy sides, present us with those wondrous, half vertical, scimetar-shaped slats of whale-bone, say three hundred on a side, which depending from the upper part of the head or crown bone, form those Venetian blinds which have elsewhere been cursorily mentioned.
Nicholas Schliemann was a Swede, a tall, gaunt person, with hairy hands and bristling yellow beard; he was a university man, and had been a professor of philosophy--until, as he said, he had found that he was selling his character as well as his time.
His round, bullet head, large, light-gray eyes, with their shaggy, sandy eyebrows, and stiff, wiry, sun-burned hair, were rather unprepossessing items, it is to be confessed; his large, coarse mouth was distended with tobacco, the juice of which, from time to time, he ejected from him with great decision and explosive force; his hands were immensely large, hairy, sun-burned, freckled, and very dirty, and garnished with long nails, in a very foul condition.
And he said: "Ef you's got hairy arms en a hairy breas', it's a sign dat you's agwyne to be rich.
On opening the little door, two hairy monsters flew at my throat, bearing me down, and extinguishing the light; while a mingled guffaw from Heathcliff and Hareton put the copestone on my rage and humiliation.
The bronze face, the shaggy black hair and beard, the coarse woollen red cap, the rough medley dress of home-spun stuff and hairy skins of beasts, the powerful frame attenuated by spare living, and the sullen and desperate compression of the lips in sleep, inspired the mender of roads with awe.
By and by, when we had dined in a sumptuous manner off boiled dabs, melted butter, and potatoes, with a chop for me, a hairy man with a very good-natured face came home.
At times, indeed, Umslopogaas would lurk in the reeds by the river looking at the kraal of Jikiza the Unconquered, and would watch the gates of his kraal, and once as he lurked he saw a man great, broad and hairy, who bore upon his shoulder a shining axe, hafted with the horn of a rhinoceros.
You come of those hairy anthropoid males who hunted their mates through the tangle of primeval forests, and who finally obtained their consent--shall we say?
And the Grand Gorilla, who had the strength of seven horses in his hairy arms, rolled a great rock up to the head of the table and said,