Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being hairy; the state of abounding in hair or being covered with it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of abounding, or being covered, with hair.
  • noun The quality of being hairy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The characteristic of being hairy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of having hair

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In the spirit of "everything matchstick thin", I added enoki mushrooms for extra "hairiness" - and it didn't hurt at all!

    she who eats

  • In the spirit of "everything matchstick thin", I added enoki mushrooms for extra "hairiness" - and it didn't hurt at all!

    she who eats

  • His skin was different too, coarser feeling, and his hairiness was a delight.

    The Princess

  • His skin was different too, coarser feeling, and his hairiness was a delight.

    The Princess

  • His hairiness was the one point which impressed itself upon Thaddeus Sholto when he saw him at the window.

    The Sign of Four

  • His hairiness was the one point which impressed itself upon Thaddeus Sholto when he saw him at the window.

    The Sign of the Four

  • His hairiness was the one point which impressed itself upon Thaddeus Sholto when he saw him at the window.

    The Sign Of The Four

  • Applicable when possession is normative. e.g., blindness and sight, toothlessness and toothedness, hairiness and baldness.

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  • It made his strength, his height, his hairiness, his solidity more real and present and caused Malik to feel proud of the life they had before Ali came.

    The Empty Family

  • Would it ignite a certain uncomfortable awareness of my female smoothness and your manly hairiness?

    Your Beard And My Hand That Will Never Stroke It

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