Definition of hirsute:
pilose, pubescent, haired, sericeous, pappose, wooly, fuzzy, furry, comal, hispid, pilous, hairy, lanate, long-haired, wire-haired, tomentose, hoary, floccose, smooth, fleecy, fuzzed, canescent, woolly, canescent, comose, comate, tomentous, pilary, short-haired, furred, furlike, puberulent, downy, shock-headed.
- "The Lone Ranche", Captain Mayne Reid.
- "The Lash", Olin L. Lyman.
Bold indeed is the man who dares to shave, and reveal, say to a young and confiding wife, who has known him only with a beard, all that underlies the hirsute mask, thus laying bare his true nature, whatever that may be, good, bad, or indifferent.- "Fragments of an Autobiography", Felix Moscheles.