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

Definition of bearded

: having a beard a bearded man

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Those two bearded men sit at 8-under and will play in the final group Saturday, but their task will be anything but routine—a host of superstars sit in that 1-to-5 shots back range. Daniel Rapaport,, "Lowry and Holmes Lead, Superstars Lurk Heading Into Weekend at the Open," 19 July 2019 The differences suggest separate identities, but the two sparsely bearded men and the dark-haired women who accompany them, now walking in step, now caressing them, now moving apart, look uncannily alike. Karen Wilkin, WSJ, "‘Ragnar Kjartansson: Death Is Elsewhere’ Review: A Mesmeric Midsummer Night," 10 July 2019 The bearded, burly star is being presented as an everyman the audience can relate to and admire, and few are better suited for this role. Justin Barrasso,, "The Week in Wrestling: Tommaso Ciampa Has a Simple Goal on the Road Back From Injury," 17 July 2019 The bearded, baseball hat-wearing Youssef looks like any other nominally ambitious millennial. Lorraine Ali,, "Review: Ramy Youssef disarms and charms in HBO special ‘Feelings’," 26 June 2019 Ian Stewart — burly and bearded, the very model of a preservationist/woodworker — was waiting for me. Russell Shorto, New York Times, "In the Hudson Valley, a Drive Back in Time," 17 June 2019 Biologists confirmed 233 dead and stranded ringed, bearded, spotted and ribbon seals and 179 killed by hunters. Fox News, "At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say," 13 June 2019 Biologists confirmed 233 dead and stranded ringed, bearded, spotted and ribbon seals and 179 killed by hunters. Washington Post, "At least 60 ice seals found dead along west Alaska coast," 13 June 2019 And the father-rapist — bald and bearded, in a yellow jumpsuit and shackles — stands to ask for mercy. Tim Prudente,, "Speaking for baby Rose: How a Baltimore detective found his purpose investigating child abuse," 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of bearded

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bearded was circa 1530

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