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Definition of 'beard'

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Bits of croissant flake into the bushy beard, which he strokes proudly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The army has been accused of double standards on a prickly issue: whether soldiers should be allowed to grow beards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was known for sporting a false beard and dressing like a man. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But this must be the first time the superhero has had such a long beard. The Sun (2012)His beard and hair were short and going grey. Charles Glass The Tribes Triumphant (2006)He had crazy hair and thick beard growth. Christianity Today (2000)He was attacked by men who were wearing beards and long hair and had camouflage jackets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most of them had beards and moustaches and permanent wrinkles. Carlos Acosta No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)Experts put the slump in sales down to the trend for bushy beards. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the middle of our meeting into the room strode another big man with a beard. Stewart, Bob (Lt-Col) Broken Lives (1993)Santa had lost a lot of weight and his beard was obviously false. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Luckily they spotted my beard and moustache before they hauled me out. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Men grow beards after they marry but are forbidden to have moustaches. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Chiwetel was more than happy to give his beard a tug to prove it was the real thing. The Sun (2014)He was sporting a bedraggled white beard and was wearing ragged tracksuit bottoms with a large hole in them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His hair and beard look grey. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their faces come in hues from orange to blue and their facial hair ranges from bushy white beard to neat ginger moustache. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was scored like tennis, with more points given for unusual beards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He's caged in as his beard gets longer and uglier. The Sun (2016)Outside a forest, a man with a beard is deeply suspicious. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A young man with a long beard came to join me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some mornings I have a lot of beard growth to shave off, whereas on others there is very little. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

Synonyms of 'beard'

whiskers, bristles, stubble, goatee

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Translations for 'beard'

British English: beard /bɪəd/ NOUN
A man's beard is the hair that grows on his chin and cheeks.
He's decided to grow a beard.
  • American English: beard
  • Arabic: لـِحْيَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: barba
  • Chinese: 胡须
  • Croatian: brada
  • Czech: vousy
  • Danish: skæg
  • Dutch: baard
  • European Spanish: barba
  • Finnish: parta
  • French: barbe
  • German: Bart
  • Greek: μούσι
  • Italian: barba
  • Japanese: あごひげ
  • Korean: 턱수염
  • Norwegian: skjegg
  • Polish: broda zarost
  • European Portuguese: barba
  • Romanian: barbă
  • Russian: борода
  • Spanish: barba
  • Swedish: skägg
  • Thai: เครา
  • Turkish: sakal
  • Ukrainian: борода
  • Vietnamese: râu

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