What does hirsute mean?

Definitions for hirsuteˈhɜr sut, hɜrˈsut

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hirsute.

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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