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adjective as in hairy

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The star is not entirely to blame for his hideous, hirsute transgression.

Okay, the historical “Santa” is quite different from the hirsute character on the Hallmark cards.

Arnone is 33, hirsute and handsome, his dark looks inherited from Sicilian ancestors.

A considerably less hirsute host faced down a firing squad, donned clown gear, and got berated by Don Draper himself.

Porter finds that loving a hirsute man is also about accepting the mixed messages his hairiness might imply.

There stood Alpheus Briggs, smearing his bearded lips with his hirsute paw—for once again he had been at the liquor below.

A quarter of an hour later, Simon the Hirsute, who had now turned sweet as honey, brought me my twelve florins.

Would you could have heard that vesper hymn stealing hirsute through the mellow evening-air!

The valve is strong and thick; and the epidermis, when preserved, is hirsute with spines.

The radii are wide, square on the summits, but not so conspicuously covered by hirsute epidermis as in that species.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hirsute, such as: bearded, furry, shaggy, and woolly.

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