[hur-sahyn, -sin] /ˈhɜr saɪn, -sɪn/
of, relating to, or resembling a goat.
having a goatish odor.
(archaic) of or like a goat, esp in smell
(literary) lustful; lascivious
“goat-like,” 1650s, from Latin hircinus “pertaining to a goat,” from hircus “he-goat, buck,” probably related to hirsutus “shaggy” (see hirsute).
hircus hir·cus (hûr’kəs) n. pl. hir·ci (-sī’)
[hahyuh r] /haɪər/ verb (used with object), hired, hiring. 1. to engage the services of (a person or persons) for wages or other payment: to hire a clerk. 2. to engage the temporary use of at a set price; rent: to hire a limousine. noun 3. the act of hiring. 4. the state or condition […]
[hahyuh r-uh-buh l] /ˈhaɪər ə bəl/ adjective 1. able to be ; fit for .
noun, Informal. 1. a person hired to kill someone, as a gunfighter or professional killer. 2. a person hired to bear arms and fight for another, as a bodyguard or mercenary. 3. a person, as a politician or lobbyist, skilled at attaining power for others. 4. a person hired to resolve difficult problems or disputes […]