adjective, hair·i·er, hair·i·est.
- causing anxiety or fright: a hairy trip through the rapids.
- full of hardship or difficulty: a hairy exam; a hairy illness.
Origin of hairy
Related formshair·i·ness, nounun·hair·i·ness, nounun·hair·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for hairiest
Sometimes more: the hairiest one was when I was directing as well.Tony Goldwyn Tackles Political Scandal Again on ‘The Divide’|Jason Lynch|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To these the climate added bright yellow moccasins, and a fur coat of the hairiest, the whole costume keyed up to Sunday best.A Man in the Open|Roger Pocock
These are the hairiest parts, or where, if there is anything annoying him, the horse can least of all apply relief himself.On Horsemanship|Xenophon
The bob-tail is the hairiest of the large dogs and one of the most striking of all breeds in appearance.The Dogs of Boytown|Walter A. Dyer
British Dictionary definitions for hairiest
adjective hairier or hairiest
- difficult or problematic
- scaring, dangerous, or exciting