Definition of hairy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈhɛːri

adjective (hairier, hairiest)


give someone the hairy eyeball



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  • The cars, loaded to road-scraping lowness under stacked roof-racks, overtook us hairily.
  • She makes him a hugely, hairily captivating figure, but the personification of the monk as a beautiful woman adds a gratuitous erotic element.
  • Far worse was being confronted with a live specimen, which sat hairily and heavily on my palm.


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  • As a young man I observed extreme hairiness on older people (mainly men) but didn't realise it might happen to me in time.
  • It's surprising how many people are unaccustomed to hairiness.
  • A full description makes you take things more slowly: count stamens, measure sepals, check smoothness or hairiness and so on.

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