Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 13:13

hairshirt

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hair +‎ shirt

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hairshirt (plural hairshirts)

  1. A shirt made of haircloth; a cilice; especially one worn by ascetics or the penitent

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AdjectiveEdit

hairshirt (not comparable)

  1. Advocating or adopting a relatively ascetic lifestyle, especially for environmentalist reasons.