unbarbered

adjective

un·​bar·​bered ˌən-ˈbär-bərd How to pronounce unbarbered (audio)
: having long and especially unkempt hair

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Over the first weeks, public transportation slowed; airports emptied; hair grew straggly, gray, unbarbered. Virginia Heffernan, Wired, 23 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unbarbered was in 1845

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“Unbarbered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbarbered. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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