Meaning of “hairy” in the English Dictionary

"hairy" in British English

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hairyadjective

uk /ˈheə.ri/ us /ˈher.i/

(Definition of “hairy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hairy" in American English

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hairyadjective

us /ˈheər·i/

infml difficult, dangerous, or frightening:

The roads were really icy, and it was definitely a hairy situation even going slow.

having a lot of hair, esp. on parts of the body other than the head:

hairy arms

(Definition of “hairy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)