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Beard Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
  • hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
  • the hair growing on the lower part of a man''s face
  • a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality)
  • a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses
  • go along the rim, like a beard around the chin; "Houses bearded the top of the heights"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face ,
  • a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses ,
  • a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality) ,
  • hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals ,
  • tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface

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Beard Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A beard is the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face.

The hair that grows on the upper lip of some men is a mustache. When a man has hair only below the lower lip and above the chin, it is called a soul patch. Some men have a lot of hair and a big beard, and some have very little. In the modern world, many men shave part or all of their beards, or cut their beard so it does not get very long. Women can also have beards, but it is less common.

Some animals also have hair like this, and people sometimes also call this hair a beard.



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'Beard' example sentence in quotations


* If the scissors are not used daily on the beard, it will not be long before the beard is, by its luxuriant growth, pretending to be the head. - Hakim Jami


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Beard Sample Sentences in News


  • Atlanta CFO Jim Beard leaving for Florida job?
    Atlanta Chief Financial Officer Jim Beard may soon be leaving Mayor Kasim Reed’s administration for a new job in Florida. Read more on this news related to 'Beard'
  • VIDEO: James Harden visits the Beard Guru for NBA 2K15
    Did you know you can put your face in NBA 2K15? The best selling basketball game of all-time is allowing you to scan your face this year to use for your MyPlayer mode. This ad from 2K Sports has the Houston Rockets' star getting a visit from the Beard Guru. We even get a cameo from New Orleans Pelicans' star Anthony Davis to get a touch-up on that eyebrow. Read more on this news related to 'Beard'
  • Hair today, beard champ tomorrow
    Competitve beard grower Ygnacio Cervio was cultivating facial hair long before whiskers became synonymous with hipster culture. Read more on this news related to 'Beard'

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