Definitions for hirsuteˈhɜr sut, hɜrˈsut

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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

hir′sute•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hairy, haired, hirsute(adj)

    having or covered with hair

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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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

shaggy(adjective)

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

The dog had a shaggy coat; a shaggy dog.

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