beard

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1beard

noun \ˈbird\

: the hair that grows on a man's cheeks and chin

: the long hair that grows on the chin of some animals

Full Definition of BEARD

1
:  the hair that grows on a man's face often excluding the mustache
2
:  a hairy or bristly appendage or tuft
3
:  front 7a
beard·ed \ˈbir-dəd\ adjective
beard·ed·ness noun
beard·less \ˈbird-ləs\ adjective

Examples of BEARD

  1. He grew a beard and mustache.
  2. the beard of a goat

Origin of BEARD

Middle English berd, from Old English beard; akin to Old High German bart beard, Latin barba
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, cowlick, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

Rhymes with BEARD

2beard

transitive verb

Definition of BEARD

1
:  to confront and oppose with boldness, resolution, and often effrontery :  defy
2
:  to furnish with a beard

Examples of BEARD

  1. <a man of integrity who was never afraid to beard the lion in his den>

First Known Use of BEARD

15th century

Beard

biographical name \ˈbird\

Definition of BEARD

Charles Austin 1874–1948 & his wife Mary 1876–1958 née Ritter Am. historians

Beard

biographical name

Definition of BEARD

Daniel Carter 1850–1941 Am. painter, illustrator, & organizer of Boy Scouts in United States

beard

noun \ˈbi(ə)rd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BEARD

: the hair that grows on a man's face often excluding the mustache
beard·ed \-əd\ adjective

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