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Definition of "haired" []

  • Having a specified kind of hair. Often used in combination: a longhaired cat; a shorthaired dog. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "haired" in a sentence
  • "They are either drawn or cut off flush in short-haired skins when dry, but in one like the bear they may be driven to the head and left so."
  • "Club, to hunt for talent; at the same time a brother of the chairman of the Phœnix committee, who kept a bar-room in Chicago, received a letter which caused considerable discussion between him and his partner, and several interviews with a certain short-haired, thick-set individual who frequented his place."
  • "The white head of the old among the dark-haired is like an almond tree, with its white blossoms, among the dark trees around [Holden]."