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Wordnet 3.0


1. having or covered with hair;
- Example: "Jacob was a hairy man"
- Example: "a hairy caterpillar"
[syn: hairy, haired, hirsute]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hirsute \Hir*sute"\, a. [L. hirsutus; prob. akin to horridus horrid. Cf. Horrid.] 1. Rough with hair; set with bristles; shaggy. [1913 Webster] 2. Rough and coarse; boorish. [R.] [1913 Webster] Cynical and hirsute in his behavior. --Life of A. Wood. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) Pubescent with coarse or stiff hairs. --Gray. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zool.) Covered with hairlike feathers, as the feet of certain birds. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hirsute adj 1: having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar" [syn: hairy, haired, hirsute] [ant: hairless]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "hirsute": barbellate, bristled, bristling, bristly, bushy, cirrose, downy, feathery, fleecy, flocculent, flossy, fluffy, furry, fuzzy, glochidiate, hairy, hispid, lanate, matted, nappy, peachy, pilose, pinnate, pubescent, setaceous, setose, setous, shagged, shaggy, strigal, strigate, strigose, stubbled, stubbly, studded, unshorn, velvety, whiskered, woolly
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

hirsute adj. Occasionally used humorously as a synonym for hairy.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

hirsute Occasionally used as a humorous synonym for hairy. [Jargon File]