hairy etymology

English word hairy comes from Middle English hary

Detailed word origin of hairy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hary Middle English (enm)
hairy English (eng) (informal) Difficult, complex, intricate, or intimidating.. Of a body part other than the head, having hair growing from it.. Of a person, having a lot of hair on the body.. Of an animal, having a lot of fur.

Words with the same origin as hairy

Descendants of hary
hairiness