wirehaired

or wire-haired

[wahyuh r-haird]
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adjective

having coarse, stiff, wirelike hair.

Nearby words

  1. wiredraw,
  2. wiredrawer,
  3. wiredrawn,
  4. wireframe,
  5. wirehair,
  6. wirehaired pointing griffon,
  7. wireless,
  8. wireless application protocol,
  9. wireless local area network,
  10. wireless technology

Origin of wirehaired

First recorded in 1795–1805; wire + haired

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British Dictionary definitions for wire-haired

wire-haired

adjective

(of an animal) having a rough wiry coat
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