hirsute hirsute  /hər ˈsut/


  • (adj) having or covered with hair



  1. It invents an entirely imaginary figurea grotesquely hirsute manand brings him to the center of the story.
  2. But his name did not become a household word until last spring, when he posed in the hirsute buff for Cosmopolitan magazine.
  3. Opposite him stood a diminutive but hirsute Italian, his eyes as fierce as the dark lakes of Il Pitrgatorio, his round muscles bulging under his sleek brown skin.


  1. Hairy leggings foil perverts?

    These hirsute leggings are designed to make a woman's legs as unattractive as possible. And for some women, that's apparently a good thing.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: MSN

  2. A bigfoot tracker makes a little girl’s birthday

    I have in the past expressed some doubt as to whether “Finding Bigfoot,” the cable TV program, is wholly devoted to scientific rigor in its pursuit of the hirsute beast.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bakercityherald.com

  3. 'Powder Her Face' a gorgeous triumph

    Sometimes, the thing of greatest substance has a way of sneaking into the room unnoticed. This is especially true when you're being distracted by a hirsute figure in drag, or minor royalty of the nymphomaniacal variety swooping about in haute couture.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer


  1. Beard Liberation Front organiser Keith Flett said: "The winners this year have stylish beards and are promoting a new 21st Century image of the hirsute."
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Keith Flett Source: BBC News

  2. As Naomi Wolf wrote in the Washington Post, "The stereotype of feminists as asexual, hirsute Amazons in Birkenstocks that has reigned on campus for the past two decades has been replaced by a breezy vision of hip, smart young women who will take a...
    on May 28, 2009 By: Naomi Wolf Source: The Nation.

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