Thursday, April 9, 2015
Word of the Week: Hirsute
How you say it: [hur-soot, hur-soot]
What it is: adjective
What it means: 1.) hairy; shaggy. 2.) Botany, Zoology. covered with long, rather stiff hairs. 3.) of, relating to, or characteristic of hair. (Definition courtesy of Dictionary.com)
Use it three times and it's yours! Using a word three times can help it stick in your memory.
Huskies are a very hirsute breed of dog.
She was embarrassed by how hirsute she was, so so shaved her legs every day.
Some people are extremely hirsute thanks to their genes.
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