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Definition of "hirsute" []

  • Covered with hair; hairy. (adjective)
  • Botany Covered with stiff or coarse hairs. (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 "hirsute" in a sentence
  • "A certain hirsute mutant may want to rethink that next trip to England."
  • "Her sled-dogs clustered about her in hirsute masses, and the leader, Wolf Fang, laid his long snout softly in her lap."
  • "For decades the right had successfully demonized women who embraced the label as hirsute succubi, family-scorning and erotically disadvantaged old bags."