Definition of hairy
1 a : covered with hair or hairlike material b : having a downy fuzz on the stems and leaves
2 : made of or resembling hair
3 a : tending to cause nervous tension (as from danger) <a hairy adventure> b : difficult to deal with or comprehend <a hairy mathematics problem>
hairinessplay \ˈher-ē-nəs\ noun
Examples of hairy in a sentence
The taxi ride got a little hairy.
When the deadline approaches, things can get a little hairy.
First Known Use of hairy
HAIRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hairy for English Language Learners
: covered with a lot of hair
: causing fear or tension : dangerous or stressful
HAIRY Defined for Kids
Definition of hairy for Students
: covered with hair
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