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synonyms for hairiness

  • bristliness
  • downiness
  • fluffiness
  • hirsuteness
  • pilosity
  • pubescence
  • crinosity
  • furriness
  • hispidity
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How to use hairiness in a sentence

Usually the hairiness of the Oblong Woodsia is very pronounced.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Some of the elders had sheepskins over them, but the greater part trusted to one another for warmth, and to their hairiness.
THE MAID OF SKERRICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
The wavy-haired populations hold also an intermediate position, but somewhat incline to hairiness.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 12, SLICE 7VARIOUS
They all had the sallow complexion and undue hairiness which he had come by this time to associate with the native of Paranoya.
A MAN OF MEANSP. G. WODEHOUSE AND C. H. BOVILL
This varies a good deal in hairiness and there are several varieties.
FIELD BOOK OF WESTERN WILD FLOWERSMARGARET ARMSTRONG
They are occasionally white and the plants vary in size and hairiness.
FIELD BOOK OF WESTERN WILD FLOWERSMARGARET ARMSTRONG
Fuzz, or hairiness, usually occurs on the wire side of the sheet.
FROM PAPER-MILL TO PRESSROOMWILLIAM BOND WHEELWRIGHT
Only they liked his general hairiness, if it could be warranted not to come off.
THE MAID OF SKERRICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
Hairiness of foot-soles in type slightly less than shown in figure 20.
AMERICAN WEASELSE. RAYMOND HALL
Both are hairy, but the hairiness falls off before Michaelmas.
LACHESIS LAPPONICACARL VON LINN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HAIRINESS

  • beardedness
  • break
  • bristling
  • brokenness
  • bumpiness
  • bushiness
  • coarseness
  • crack
  • crinkledness
  • hairiness
  • jaggedness
  • nick
  • ragged edge
  • raggedness
  • scratch
  • shagginess
  • unevenness
  • woolliness
  • wrinkledness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.