hirsute adj. Occasionally used humorously as a synonym for {hairy}. jargon
Hirsute \Hir*sute"\, a. [L. hirsutus; prob. akin to horridus horrid. Cf. {Horrid}.] 1. Rough with hair; set with bristles; shaggy. 2. Rough and coarse; boorish. [R.] Cynical and hirsute in his behavior. --Life of A. Wood. 3. (Bot.) Pubescent with coarse or stiff hairs. --Gray. 4. (Zo["o]l.) Covered with hairlike feathers, as the feet of certain birds. web1913
hirsute adj : having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar" [syn: {hairy}] [ant: {hairless}] wn
hirsute Occasionally used as a humorous synonym for {hairy}. [{Jargon File}] foldoc