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Hairy

Hair´y   Pronunciation:
a.1.Bearing or covered with hair; made of or resembling hair; rough with hair; hirsute.
His mantle hairy, and his bonnet sedge.
- Milton.
2.Very complicated, difficult, or involved; as, a hairy problem; a hairy equation.
3.Dangerous or frightening; as, a hairy encounter with a mugger.
Adj.1.hairy - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"
Synonyms: hirsute
Antonyms:
hairless - having no hair or fur; "a Mexican Hairless is about the size of a fox terrier and hairless except for a tufts on the head and tail"
2.hairy - hazardous and frightening; "hairy moments in the mountains"
1.hairy - Annoyingly complicated. "DWIM is incredibly hairy."
2.hairy - Incomprehensible. "DWIM is incredibly hairy."
3.hairy - Of people, high-powered, authoritative, rare, expert, and/or incomprehensible. Hard to explain except in context: "He knows this hairy lawyer who says there's nothing to worry about." See also hirsute.

The adjective "long-haired" is well-attested to have been in slang use among scientists and engineers during the early 1950s; it was equivalent to modern "hairy" and was very likely ancestral to the hackish use. In fact the noun "long-hair" was at the time used to describe a hairy person. Both senses probably passed out of use when long hair was adopted as a signature trait by the 1960s counterculture, leaving hackish "hairy" as a sort of stunted mutant relic.
4.(topology)hairy - hairy ball.
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