hairy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hâr'ē), [key]
— hair•i•er, hair•i•est.
  1. covered with hair; having much hair.
  2. consisting of or resembling hair: moss of a hairy texture.
  3. a hairy trip through the rapids.
    1. causing anxiety or fright:a hairy trip through the rapids.
    2. full of hardship or difficulty:a hairy exam; a hairy illness.
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