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Definition of hairy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (hairier, hairiest)
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  1. 1covered with a lot of hair a hairy chest/monster plants with hairy stems
  2. 2(informal) dangerous or frightening but often exciting Driving on icy roads can be pretty hairy. a hairy experience
noun [uncountable]
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