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See definition of hairy on Dictionary.com
  • adj.having much hair
  • adj.dangerous

synonyms for hairy

  • furry
  • fuzzy
  • shaggy
  • unshaven
  • woolly
  • hirsute
  • bearded
  • bewhiskered
  • bristly
  • bushy
  • downy
  • fleecy
  • flocculent
  • fluffy
  • lanate
  • pileous
  • piliferous
  • pilose
  • pubescent
  • rough
  • stubbly
  • tufted
  • unshorn
  • villous
  • whiskered
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antonyms for hairy

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  • smooth
  • bald
  • calm
  • clean
  • hairless
  • safe
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If you’re hoping to tackle some other hairy areas, look for a model that comes with a nose, ear, or eyebrow trimmer to help you achieve your final look.
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Any predator foolish enough to bite a Lophiomys imhausi gets a hairy mouthful of bitter toxins that human poachers use on arrows for hunting big game.
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The old man with the bad cough, hairy knuckles, and gray eyes.
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He dumped the contents onto a hairy monster, and the monster’s hair grew and looked beautiful.
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This animal was something like a little boy, only, instead of clothes, he was covered with hairy fur.
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The hairy animal, with the long tail, came straight for the bush behind which Squinty was hiding, and crawled through.
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He had a loose hairy benignant face with a humorous but penetrating eye and the usual domelike brow.
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They bore my friends away on their hairy-naked shoulders, and I stood too shocked to say a word.
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Instead of pulling Mrs. Yoop's hair, he perched on her shoulder and smoothed her soft cheek with his hairy paw.
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