hair-shirted hair-shirted

Definition(s):

  • (adj) self-sacrificing or austere

Quotes

  • That's a typical Burchill broadside, by the way, and Monbiot called it a "lazy and ridiculous stereotype ...... The idea that we are all po-faced, hair-shirted posh people is ridiculous."
    on Aug 6, 2008 By: George Monbiot Source: guardian.co.uk

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