Hairiness Hair"i*ness (-[i^]*n[e^]s), n. 1. The state of abounding, or being covered, with hair. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. The quality of being hairy. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hairiness — hairy ► ADJECTIVE (hairier, hairiest) 1) covered with or resembling hair. 2) informal alarming and difficult. DERIVATIVES hairiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hairiness — noun see hairy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hairiness — See hairy. * * * …   Universalium

  • hairiness — noun The characteristic of being hairy …   Wiktionary

  • hairiness — Synonyms and related words: abstruseness, arduousness, bothersomeness, burdensomeness, complexity, complication, difficultness, difficulty, hardness, intricacy, laboriousness, onerousness, oppressiveness, rigor, rigorousness, ruggedness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hairiness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. shagginess, downiness, pubescence, pilosity, hispidity, crinosity, bristliness, hirsuteness, furriness, fluffiness …   English dictionary for students

  • hairiness — hair·i·ness || herɪnɪs / heÉ™r n. state of having hair, state of being covered with hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hairiness — n crinosity, furriness, downiness, pilosity, Both Bot., Zool. pubescence, pubescency; wooliness, shagginess, hirsuteness, Med. hirsutism; bristliness, Bot., Zool. hispidity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hairiness — hair·i·ness …   English syllables

  • hairiness — See: hairy …   English dictionary

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