Crossword Genius

Being hirsute is dangerous! (5)


I believe the answer is:


I believe this is a double definition.

'being hirsute' is the first definition.
('hairy' can be a synonym of 'hirsute')

'dangerous' is the second definition.
(I've seen this before)

'is' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for hairy that I've seen before include "alarming" , "Scary" , "description of Jacob's brother Esau" , "like Esau" , "Frightening - like a bear?" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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