Dictionary.com

hirtellous

[ hur-tel-uhs ]
/ hɜrˈtɛl əs /
Save This Word!

adjective
minutely hirsute.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between "it’s" and "its" in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 8
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of hirtellous

<Latin hirt(us) hairy + New Latin -ellus diminutive adj. suffix; see -ous
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK