hairy

hairy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (hair-covered)
a. velludo
My husband has always been a very hairy man.Mi marido siempre ha sido un hombre muy velludo.
b. peludo
Wow, look at that hairy bug that's crawling up the wall.Guau, mira ese insecto peludo que está escalando la pared.
2. (hair-like)
a. peludo
This hairy sweater is so itchy!¡Cómo da comezón este suéter peludo!
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(frightening)
a. horripilante
The kids had a really hairy trip through the gloomy woods.Los niños tuvieron un viaje horripilante por el bosque tenebroso.
b. espeluznante
We had a hairy time in the haunted house.Pasamos un rato espeluznante en la casa encantada.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(difficult)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. peliagudo
There were some hairy moments at the beginning of the project.Hubo algunos momentos peliagudos al comienzo del proyecto.
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hairy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (hair-covered)
a. velludo(a), peludo(a)
2. (colloquial)
a. peliagudo(a) (scary)
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hairy [ˈhɛərɪ]
adjective
hairier (comparative)hairiest (superlative)
1 [+chest, legs, arms] peludo; velludo; (long-haired) melenudo
he's got hairy legs tiene las piernas peludas or velludas; tiene mucho pelo or vello en las piernas; a hairy spider una araña peluda
2 (frightening) [+experience] horripilante; espeluznante
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