five-o'clock shadow

noun

Definition of five-o'clock shadow

: the beginning of a beard that shows up late in the afternoon on the face of a man who has not shaved since morning

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“Five-o'clock shadow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/five-o%27clock%20shadow. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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