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hirsute Explained

hirsute at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1621, from L. hirsutus "rough, shaggy," related to hirtus "shaggy," and possibly to horrere "to bristle with fear." ///

hirsute at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj literary humorous [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin; Origin: hirsutus]// having a lot of hair on your body and face// hairy//

hirsute at French => English Of Explained:

bristly, standing on end, untidy

hirsute at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "hirsute":
barbellate, bristled, bristling, bristly, bushy, cirrose, downy,
feathery, fleecy, flocculent, flossy, fluffy, furry, fuzzy,
glochidiate, hairy, hispid, lanate, matted, nappy, peachy, pilose,
pinnate, pubescent, setaceous, setose, setous, shagged, shaggy,
strigal, strigate, strigose, stubbled, stubbly, studded, unshorn,
velvety, whiskered, woolly

hirsute at French => English Of Explained:

hirsute [irsyt]
bristly, standingonend, untidy

hirsute at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Roughness): rough, uneven, scaly, knotted, rugged, crisp, gnarled, unpolished, craggy, cragged, prickly, feathery, plumose, hirsute, bushy, hispid, villous, bearded.

hirsute at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(literary or humorous) (especially of a man) having a lot of hair on the face or body

Hirsute at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Hirsute \Hir*sute"\, a. [L. hirsutus; prob. akin to horridus
horrid. Cf. {Horrid}.]
1. Rough with hair; set with bristles; shaggy.

2. Rough and coarse; boorish. [R.]

Cynical and hirsute in his behavior. --Life of A.

3. (Bot.) Pubescent with coarse or stiff hairs. --Gray.

4. (Zo["o]l.) Covered with hairlike feathers, as the feet of
certain birds.

hirsute at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:


Occasionally used as a humorous synonym for {hairy}.

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hirsute at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a
hairy caterpillar" [syn: {hairy}] [ant: {hairless}]

hirsute at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: was wotd » 2009|March|2


From Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » hirsutus|hirsūtus|shaggy, hairy|lang=la.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /həːˈsjuːt/|/həːˈsuːt/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /hɚˈsut/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-hirsute.ogg|Audio (US), Inter: audio » en-us-hirsute-2.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Covered in hair or bristles; hairy.


    * Inter: seeCite » s

    Derived terms

    * hirsutely
  • hirsuteness
  • hirsutism


    Inter: trans-top » hairy
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|chlupatý
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|harig, Inter: t+ » nl|behaard
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|karvainen
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|hirsute

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|волосатый
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|fionnach
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|peludo|m, Inter: t- » es|velludo|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|hårig, Inter: t+ » sv|luden

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Hair -



    * Inter: audio » Fr-hirsute.ogg|Audio


    Inter: fr-adj-m » f
  • hairy, bristly, shaggy

  • Latin


    Inter: la-adj-form » hirsūte
  • Inter: inflection of » hirsutus|hirsūtus|voc|m|s|lang=la

  • Translation: de » hirsute
    Translation: et » hirsute
    Translation: el » hirsute
    Translation: fr » hirsute
    Translation: io » hirsute
    Translation: kn » hirsute
    Translation: pl » hirsute
    Translation: ru » hirsute
    Translation: fi » hirsute
    Translation: ta » hirsute
    Translation: te » hirsute
    Translation: vi » hirsute
    Translation: zh » hirsute