[ US /ˈhɛɹi/ ]
[ UK /hˈe‍əɹi/ ]
  1. having or covered with hair
    a hairy caterpillar
    Jacob was a hairy man
  2. hazardous and frightening
    hairy moments in the mountains
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How To Use hairy In A Sentence

  • An odd hairy quadruped is upsetting residents of Scott Town, Jamaica, again. Archive 2008-06-01
  • The tropane alkaloids scopolamine and hyoscyamine were extracted and analysed from N. tabacum cultured hairy roots.
  • The driver was 18 to 19 years old, 5ft 6ins tall, hairy with a slim build, dark eyes, a gaunt face and hollow cheeks.
  • (His hairy chest was open to what poets call the 'wined', In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses
  • She wears a thick flowery hairband, several clashing necklaces and a quite revolting hairy purple cardigan with batwing sleeves.
  • The labellum indument resembles, although superficially, that of the hairy areas of an insect tegument.
  • During the first year he has no horns, but a horny excrescence, which is short and rough, and covered with a thin hairy skin. The Book of Household Management
  • Gesturing with one fleshy, clawless manus toward his shorter, more cranially hairy companion, he added, And this is my senior diplomatic officer, Commander Deanna Troi. Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire
  • Bumper to bumper we proceeded, the road narrowed and things became hairy.
  • Did you know that sacking-like scratchy large-weave fabric with vaguely hairy fibres, the stuff they put on display screens and trendy flower arrangements, is called Hessian?
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