Thursday, April 9, 2015

Word of the Week: Hirsute

Word: 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

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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  1. "I really like hirsute."
    "Where did she buy hirsute?"
    "Hirsute is a little too long."

    1. Oh dear...did I leave the keyboard where you could reach it? ;)

    2. I have my own computer, thank you very much!