bearded

adjective
beard·​ed | \ ˈbir-dəd How to pronounce bearded (audio) \

Definition of bearded

: having a beard a bearded man

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Other Words from bearded

beardedness noun

Examples of bearded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The story is narrated by a bearded man wearing oversized eyeglasses that scream 1991. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, "Ideal viewing for legal-weed Illinois: A long-hidden, deeply trippy 1991 Soviet TV version of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ just popped up on YouTube," 5 Apr. 2021 Nelson, bespectacled and bearded, and with an affinity for florid neckwear, worked hard to have the jury see Williams as enraged — as a man who was yelling at Chauvin and threatening fellow officers. Washington Post, "The witness would not be described as angry," 30 Mar. 2021 The gray-bearded Black man readily agreed to sign up. Lindsey Tanner, Chron, "Vaccination race enlists grassroots aides to fight mistrust," 25 Mar. 2021 Since a gray-bearded Assange was expelled from the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April 2019 and dragged away by British police, the anti-secrecy crusader has languished behind the gray walls of Belmarsh prison outside the capital. Washington Post, "British court rejects U.S. extradition request for WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange," 4 Jan. 2021 Nearly every inhabitant of an Arctic scientific-research station has evacuated in advance of encroaching danger, but grizzle-bearded Augustine, who is gravely ill, has stayed behind. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, "The Midnight Sky Is Occasionally Poetic and Often Boring—But It Features One Truly Terrific Performance," 23 Dec. 2020 In his seven years as a Dodger, the red-bearded Turner has become everybody’s favorite hometown kid. Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times, "Column: Justin Turner’s act of selfishness leaves stain on Dodgers’ championship moment," 28 Oct. 2020 An elementary school honored him with a statue in his scruffy, bearded likeness. New York Times, "Aleksander Doba, Who Kayaked Across the Atlantic, Dies at 74," 11 Mar. 2021 The moonwalkers from Apollo 14 were on hand, too, still bearded from their trip to space. The Salt Lake Tribune, "Ali, Frazier and the Fight of the Century 50 years later," 8 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of bearded

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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11 Apr 2021

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“Bearded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bearded. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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