Examples of stubble in a Sentence
He ran his hand over his stubble.
Recent Examples of stubble from the Web
T.J. Osborne (the one with the stubble) led the backing band through a fresh, funk pop rendition that seamlessly reverted to twangy traditional country when John Osborne (the bearded brother) belted out his baritone.
Eden Hazard in FIFA 18 has skin and stubble that are impressively accurate, but his eyes are as eerily dead as any video game character model.
Turner pointed out a series of triangular wedges in a slope rising 1,000 feet above the road and covered with the stubble of yucca and rabbitbrush.
Marc dragged a razor over his stubble as the sun illuminated the steamy window above the shower.
The one-day stubble is the perfect balance a young guy: slightly rebellious and undeniably cool.
Elementary-school science teachers huddled close to stubble-faced grad students in organic chemistry.
Most women get rid of body hair off at the first sign of trouble (ahem, stubble).
Ahmad’s hair was greasy, and stubble covered his neck and face.
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STUBBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stubble for English Language Learners
: short hairs growing from the face of a man who has not shaved very recently
: the short ends of crops left in the ground after the crops have been cut down
STUBBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of stubble for Students
1 : a short growth of beard
2 : the short ends of crops and especially cereal grasses remaining attached to the ground after harvest
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