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synonyms for hirsute

  • bearded
  • furry
  • shaggy
  • woolly
See also synonyms for: hirsuteness
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How to use hirsute in a sentence

There stood Alpheus Briggs, smearing his bearded lips with his hirsute paw—for once again he had been at the liquor below.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
A quarter of an hour later, Simon the Hirsute, who had now turned sweet as honey, brought me my twelve florins.
THE IRON TREVET OR JOCELYN THE CHAMPIONEUGNE SUE
Would you could have heard that vesper hymn stealing hirsute through the mellow evening-air!
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
The valve is strong and thick; and the epidermis, when preserved, is hirsute with spines.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
The radii are wide, square on the summits, but not so conspicuously covered by hirsute epidermis as in that species.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
One Friday morning our bo'sun's mate, a huge, hirsute Irishman, suddenly complained of his head.
THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN
All of them returned the following morning except Bradley, the hirsute Bluenose who lost my fish for me on the passage out.
THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN
The aspect is an interminable waste of sandy hills, rendered hirsute and picturesque by the plumed frondage of the palm-tree.
THE RIFLE RANGERSCAPTAIN MAYNE REID
That the two with hirsute sign spoke to one another in Spanish was no sure evidence of their not being Indians.
THE LONE RANCHECAPTAIN MAYNE REID
Despite Lilian's evident taste for moustached gentlemen, Missy didn't admire these "hirsute adornments."
MISSYDANA GATLIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HIRSUTE

  • barbate
  • beardy
  • bewhiskered
  • bristly
  • bushy
  • goateed
  • hairy
  • hirsute
  • shaggy
  • stubbled
  • stubbly
  • unshaven
  • whiskered
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