Definitions for hirsuteˈhɜr sut, hɜrˈsut

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hirsute

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hir•suteˈhɜr sut, hɜrˈsut(adj.)

  1. hairy; shaggy.

Origin of hirsute:

1615–25; < L hir-sūtus rough, shaggy, bristly


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


  1. Hirsute

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

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. hirsute

    Occasionally used humorously as a synonym for hairy.

Translations for hirsute

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(covered with hair, fur etc that is) rough and untidy in appearance

The dog had a shaggy coat; a shaggy dog.

Get even more translations for hirsute »


Find a translation for the hirsute definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these hirsute definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"hirsute." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for hirsute?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for hirsute: