get (a bit/a little) hairy

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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.
See also: bit, get, hairy

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.
See also: get, hairy, thing
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