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hairy

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1 covered with or as if with hair

  • a hairy spider
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2 made of or resembling hair

  • found enough hairy clumps around the house to make another cat
  • a hairy mass of fiberglass insulation
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3 requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling

  • landing on that airstrip is always a hairy proposition
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4 marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings

  • the snowstorm made for a hairy commute back home that evening
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