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hir·sute

 (hûr′so͞ot′, hîr′-, hər-so͞ot′)
adj.
1. Covered with hair; hairy.
2. Biology Covered with stiff or coarse hairs.

[Latin hirsūtus, hairy, bristly.]

hir′sute′ness n.
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hirsute

(ˈhɜːsjuːt)
adj
1. covered with hair
2. (Botany) (of plants or their parts) covered with long but not stiff hairs
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (of a person) having long, thick, or untrimmed hair
[C17: from Latin hirsūtus shaggy; related to Latin horrēre to bristle, hirtus hairy; see horrid]
ˈhirsuteness n
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hir•sute

(ˈhɜr sut, hɜrˈsut)

adj.
hairy; shaggy.
[1615–25; < Latin hir-sūtus rough, shaggy, bristly]
hir′sute•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hirsute - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"
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hirsute

adjective (Formal) hairy, bearded, shaggy, unshaven, bristly, bewhiskered, hispid (Biology) a large, hirsute Scot with an aggressive, blustery personality
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hirsute

adjective
Covered with hair:
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Translations
chlupatý
karvainen

hirsute

[ˈhɜːsjuːt] ADJhirsuto
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hirsute

[ˈhɜːrsjuːt] (formal) adj (= hairy) → hirsute
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hirsute

adjstark behaart
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hir·sute

a. hirsuto-a, peludo-a.
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hirsute

adj hirsuto, velludo, peludo
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References in classic literature ?
When Amelia stepped forward to salute him, which she always did with great trembling and timidity, he gave a surly grunt of recognition, and dropped the little hand out of his great hirsute paw without any attempt to hold it there.
This hirsute growth should have been white, but the season was summer and it had not been exposed to a rain-shower for some time.
Burns, reestablished in his bed-place, was concealing his hirsute cheek in the palm of his hand.
These beautiful working horses from Flint were also supported by two fabulously facially hirsute gentlemen guiding the plough in their wake.
I was quite hirsute then and when Posh saw me she called security thinking I was a tramp trying to abduct my daughter!" Actor Michael Sheen.
I was quite hirsute then, and when Posh saw me she called security thinking I was a tramp trying to abduct my daughter."
I was quite hirsute then, and when Posh saw me, she called security thinking I was a tramp trying to abduct my daughter."
Objective: To determine mental status of the hirsute women using Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS).
The hirsute hipster was captured at Atlanta airport while attempting to make a connecting flight to Austin, Texas from his home in France.
So they concluded that despite the benefits of anti-androgens for hirsute women are limited, they are still good candidates for a drug-dependent treatment plan.12 It is believed that in hirsute women, higher levels of 5-alpha-reductase can be found in skin, so it gave us the clue to use topical finasteride in order to lower this enzyme's activity in skin and as a consequence reduce unwanted hair in the affected area, especially on the face and chin.
I suspect I was born with an over-active hirsute gene which means I have always been able to grow my hair so long and thick that, on occasions, I have been mistaken for a woman from behind.
The hirsute Canadian troupe (Barbu means bearded) cavort around the stage with a furious energy.