wirehaired

adjective wire·haired \ ˈwī(-ə)r-ˈherd \

Definition of wirehaired

:having a stiff wiry outer coat of hair
  • a wirehaired dog
— compare rough, smooth

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First Known Use of wirehaired

1801


WIREHAIRED Defined for English Language Learners

wirehaired

adjective

Definition of wirehaired for English Language Learners

  • of animals : having an outer coat of hair that is very stiff like wire


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