Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hairy
IPA transcription: [h'ɛɹi]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hairy, haired, hirsute
    Meaning: having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"
Usage examples
  • Would they stop short at the hairy cuticle, or would they attack the brain?
  • My Dog-man imperceptibly slipped back to the dog again; day by day he became dumb, quadrupedal, hairy.
  • They lie fighting on the surface--a golden-streaked, slimy, scaly fish twisted into a knot with a dark, hairy, furred body!
  • Two paws it had, hairy unto the armpits; The back, and breast, and both the sides it had Depicted o'er with nooses and with shields.
  • And those hairy ruffians of whom a horrible vision danced before my waking eyes, were they fancy too? No, my wrists still ached with the strain of the tussle, the quaint, sad wine taste was still on my lips--it was all real enough, I decided, starting up in bed; and if it was real where was the little princess? What had they done with her?