beard·​ed ˈbir-dəd How to pronounce bearded (audio)
: having a beard
a bearded man
beardedness noun

Examples of bearded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Less than a minute into Bleecker Street’s Sasquatch Sunset trailer, one bearded sasquatch dry humps another in a North American forest. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 13 Feb. 2024 The only other person wandering Topanga Canyon Boulevard on foot was a bearded man wearing a wetsuit and carrying a neon green kayak. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 5 Feb. 2024 Erin replied, sharing her thoughts on the bearded duo. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 1 Feb. 2024 Then news of Swift’s romance with Travis Kelce, the bearded, brawny Kansas City Chiefs football player, gave her a major crossover moment with the only group larger and more devoted than her own audience: sports fanatics. Kyle Chayka, The New Yorker, 31 Jan. 2024 Photograph: Katie Myers/Grist Jammie Hale is a bespectacled and bearded 51-year-old from Giles County, Virginia. Katie Myers, WIRED, 20 Jan. 2024 The results come as the bearded dragon, also known as the Pogona, is steadily becoming a popular household pet across the country, as shared across social media in recent months. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 29 Jan. 2024 Rockwood, who shares the residence with her two sons, a dog, a cat and a bearded dragon, was at work when the flooding began. Lyndsay Winkley, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Jan. 2024 The chief, dark and bearded, pads up in faux-Gucci slippers smoking a blunt and apologizes that the pool is not filled; the water-delivery truck couldn’t get through. Jason Motlagh, Rolling Stone, 26 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bearded was before the 12th century

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“Bearded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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