get (a bit/a little) hairy(redirected from things get hairy)
get (a bit/a little) hairy
slang Of a situation, to become stressful or unnerving. There's still a lot of tension between them because of the divorce, so things might get a bit hairy if we leave them alone with each other. Driving home is going to get hairy if they don't deal with all that ice on the road.
things are getting hairy
slang Something is becoming stressful or unnerving. Things are getting hairy in there. There's still a lot of tension between them because of the divorce. Look at all this snow that's coming down! Things will be getting hairy on the roads soon.
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