Synonyms and Antonyms of hairy
covered with or as if with hair
bristly, brushy, cottony, fleecy, furred, furry, hirsute, rough, shaggy, silky, unshorn, woolly (also wooly)
made of or resembling hair
- I found enough hairy clumps around the house to make another cat!
- a hairy mass of fiberglass insulation
requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling
- Landing on that airstrip is always a hairy proposition.
catchy, delicate, difficult, knotty, nasty, prickly, problematic (also problematical), sensitive, spiny, sticky, thorny, ticklish, touchy, tough, tricky
abstract, abstruse, complex, complicated, hard, intricate, involved, recondite, serious
problem, troublesome, troublous, vexatious, vexing, worrisome
burdensome, demanding, exacting, importunate, inconvenient, onerous, oppressive, painful, stressful
marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings
- The snowstorm made for a hairy commute back home that evening.
agitating, anxious, creepy, disquieting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, fraught, nerve-racking (or nerve-wracking), nervous, restless, tense, uneasy, unnerving, unsettling, worrisome