beard beard  /ˈbɪrd/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. By Friday, as the weekend intimacies approached, his beard growth had increased by nearly 20% over its midweek rate.
  2. But the motive for Gore's beard is not ideological.
  3. They turned another corner and saw a guy with a ZZ Top beard.

News

  1. Toews growing Stanley Cup beard and maturity

    (Reuters) - Four years ago when the Chicago Blackhawks won their last Stanley Cup it seemed the only thing their precocious young captain Jonathan Toews could not do was grow a proper playoff beard. Toews finished those playoffs scoring seven goals and 29 points in 22 games, claiming a Conn Smythe trophy as the post-season's most valuable player and adding his name on the Stanley Cup. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. NHL-Toews growing Stanley Cup beard and maturity

    June 11 (Reuters) - Four years ago when the Chicago Blackhawks won their last Stanley Cup it seemed the only thing their precocious young captain Jonathan Toews could not do was grow a proper playoff beard. Toews finished those playoffs scoring seven goals and 29 points in 22 games, claiming a Conn Smythe trophy as the post-season's most valuable player and adding his name on the Stanley Cup. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Suspect's pharaoh-like beard too distinctive for fair lineup: Judge

    Even in beard-abundant Brooklyn, one suspect's distinct chin hair stood out too much for him to have a fair lineup, a judge ruled. The pharaoh-like fuzz sported by Ediberto Santana, 23, who's charged with robbery and gang assault for a violent attack exactly two years ago, got his identification tossed out.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Daily News

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