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Synonyms for hairy
ˈhɛər iha·i·ry

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. hairyadjective

    bald, hairless

  2. hairyadjective

    Of a person, having a lot of hair on the body.

    a hairy man

    hirsute, furry

    bald, hairless

  3. hairyadjective

    Of an animal, having a lot of fur.

    hairy mammoth


    bald, hairless

  4. hairyadjective

    Of a body part other than the head, having hair growing from it.

    She is a great admirer of hairy chests.

    hirsute, furry

    hairless, bald

  5. hairyadjective

    It’s a hairy problem, and will probably take several weeks to sort out.

    bald, hairless

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. hairy, haired, hirsuteadjective

    having or covered with hair

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

    hirsute, haired

    depilous, hairless, tonsured, bald-pated, glabrous, glabrescent, naked-muzzled, bald-headed, balding, nonhairy, unalarming, naked-tailed, smooth-faced, bald, beardless, depilatory

  2. hairyadjective

    hazardous and frightening

    "hairy moments in the mountains"

    hirsute, haired

    glabrous, smooth-faced, unalarming, depilous, bald-pated, hairless, balding, naked-muzzled, naked-tailed, beardless, glabrescent, nonhairy, bald, tonsured, bald-headed, depilatory

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. furry

    covered with hair; having much hair.

    woah, that girl's arm is hairy!

    Submitted by naomigoh777 on April 1, 2021  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hairyadjective

    hirsute, shaggy, bristly, pubescent

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "hairy":

    furry, pubescent, paulo, ugly, scary, hair

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How to use hairy in a sentence?

  1. Dave Nadig:

    They could take on securities that they might not want as a favor and that's when things get hairy.

  2. Zelda Williams:

    My apologies, by the way, for subjecting you to the sight of my father in spandex, still, for a man so incredibly hairy and square, watching my dad on a bike was like watching a penguin spread his wings and take flight.

  3. Sean Reyes:

    It was a little hairy for a while. . The hardest part was not wanting to kill the guy.

  4. Charles Robert Darwin:

    Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.

  5. Japanese Proverbs: Wit and Wisdom:

    A hairy person is sexy.

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