hairy hairy  /ˈhɛ ri/


  1. (adj) having or covered with hair
  2. (adj) hazardous and frightening



  1. Xstrata execs will also star in documentaries about the northern hairy-nose and speak at media events.
  2. Also it had gotten hairy.
  3. There have been reports of this new breed of lifeguards carrying out several rescues already this summer, with local papers proudly chronicling the hairy heroics.


  1. Weird Science does most of its breeding after death

    And it avoids drugs that make it hairy, impotent, and uninterested in alcohol.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Ars Technica

  2. Fans flock to barber for shaved Spurs portraits

    Spurs fans are seeking out professional barber and artist Rob Ferrel to help them cheer on their team in an hairy way: by shaving players’ faces onto the back of their heads. From Tim Duncan to Tony Parker to Danny Green, Rob creates customers’ requests freehand by using an image on his smartphone as a reference. He never planned on being a barber -- he was an artist first. But eventually the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  3. Red Sox coverage in today's Globe

    Daniel Nava had an All-Star performance as the Red Sox beat the Rays, 2-1. Nick Cafardo takes a deeper look at what Jon Lester is going through lately. The notebook has the Red Sox in a hairy situation....        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. As he introduced one-time wild man Colin Farrell, Ricky said: "The great thing about the Golden Globes is that it crushes prejudice and stereotypes. A particular stereotype is that Irishmen are drunk, hairy hellraises. Now please welcome Colin...
    on Jan 18, 2010 By: Ricky Gervais Source: Eleven

  2. "I would do Batman in a second," Williams, according to Hollyscoop. "I'd play the Riddler in the next one, although it would be hard to top Heath Ledger as the villain, and I'ma little hairy for tights."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Robin Williams Source: Metro Canada - Vancouver

  3. "It got a little hairy there at the end," said Randolph, who earlier in the day gave the commencement address at Fordham University, where his daughter was graduating. "It felt like it was going to be a bit of a breezer, but they kept coming...
    on May 19, 2007 By: Willie Randolph Source: USA Today

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