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

See alsoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hairshirt (not comparable)

  1. Advocating or adopting a relatively ascetic lifestyle, especially for environmentalist reasons.
Last modified on 27 November 2013, at 17:25