What does hair shirt mean?

Definitions for hair shirt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hair shirt.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hair shirt(adj)

    an uncomfortable shirt made of coarse animal hair; worn next to the skin as a penance

  2. hair-shirt, hair-shirted(adj)

    self-sacrificing or austere


  1. hair shirt(Noun)

    Alternative of hairshirt.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hair shirt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hair shirt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jim Holder:

    There are an awful lot of fast cars and supercars on display this year, what you see now is an industry that has got its swagger back and wants to show off a bit rather than put its hair shirt on about high miles per gallon and these slightly more mundane things.

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