What does the word hairy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Hairiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Covered with, consisting of, or like hair.

Usage examples for hairy

  1. Woodpeckers, including the downy, hairy, and red- bellied, habitually resorted to the elm trunks to forage. – The Forest Habitat of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation by Henry S. Fitch Ronald L. McGregor
  2. His thin and hairy hands had the crooked fingers of those whose business it is to handle money. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  3. These people looked hairy. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
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