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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hairy, haired, hirsute(adj)

    having or covered with hair

    "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"


  1. hirsute(Adjective)

    Covered in hair or bristles; hairy.

  2. Origin: From hirsutus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hirsute(adj)

    rough with hair; set with bristles; shaggy

  2. Hirsute(adj)

    rough and coarse; boorish

  3. Hirsute(adj)

    pubescent with coarse or stiff hairs

  4. Hirsute(adj)

    covered with hairlike feathers, as the feet of certain birds

  5. Origin: [L. hirsutus; prob. akin to horridus horrid. Cf. Horrid.]


  1. Hirsute

    Hirsute is a 2007 film diirected by A. J. Bond.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hirsute

    hir-sūt′, adj. hairy: rough: shaggy: (bot.) having long, stiffish hairs. [L. hirsutushirsus, hirtus, shaggy.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. hirsute

    Occasionally used humorously as a synonym for hairy.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hirsute in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hirsute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

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    Zygmunt Zikorra inquired; Have modern-day geologists been able to determine whether myriad 'baldface' and 'baldhead' mountains were ever hirsute?

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