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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a hairy covering.

Usage examples (31)
  • Bears become even more hirsute during the fall and winter than they are during the summer.
  • Her sled-dogs clustered about her in hirsute masses, and the leader, Wolf Fang, laid his long snout softly in her lap.
  • They dubbed their hirsute trio the Full Silkwood, after a typically audacious punch line from the show.
  • I loved that "hirsute" was used; I always remember that one by thinking it is someone saying "hair suit" with a really thick accent.; p for more
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