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hairy

hair·y

hairy

 
 
pronunciation:
heI ri
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: hairier, hairiest
definition 1: covered with or having a lot of hair.
 
antonyms:
bald, hairless
definition 2: resembling hair in texture or appearance.
definition 3: (informal) difficult, harrowing, or frightening.
a hairy encounter with the police
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derivation: hairiness (n.)
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