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

Definition of bearded

: having a beard a bearded man

Other Words from bearded

beardedness noun

Examples of bearded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add a little humor to your religious loved one's life with this silly book about the bearded men in Christianity. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 3 June 2022 For years, the image of a mountain climber was someone like Reinhold Messner or Edmund Hillary -- bearded, serious, ice-ax-toting white men from Europe or North America. Lilit Marcus, CNN, 29 May 2022 In February, after an Indian court sentenced 38 people to death over their roles in a 2008 bombing attack in Gujarat, the BJP tweeted a cartoon of bearded men in Muslim skullcaps hanging from nooses. Gerry Shih, Washington Post, 16 May 2022 Outside the synagogue, scores of bearded men in black fedoras were milling about. New York Times, 28 Apr. 2022 Security camera footage circulating on Israeli media showed two bearded men appearing to open fire in Hadera before they are shot. Laurie Kellman, ajc, 28 Mar. 2022 Security camera footage circulating on Israeli media showed two bearded men appearing to open fire in the city of Hadera before they are shot., 27 Mar. 2022 With his wife of 15 years, professional photographer Holly Cruikshank Ireland, and their two daughters, Addy and Brooke, Ireland has adopted four pet reptiles: a Florida king snake, an African ball python, a bearded dragon and a panther chameleon. San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Apr. 2022 Annie Rose won out in a national voting contest among an impressive field of candidates, including a bearded dragon, hedgehog, and llama. Zoe Sottile, CNN, 2 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bearded

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jun 2022

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“Bearded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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