Beard - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- 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 (syn: byssus)
He grew a beard and mustache.
...a man of integrity who was never afraid to beard the lion in his den...
Houses bearded the top of the heights
He had a long, white beard.
...used cotton floss to simulate Santa's beard...
He had thinning hair and a grizzled beard.
He sprouted a beard since the last time I saw him.
...went to the barber to get his hair cut and his beard trimmed...
His beard was white with eld.
It was obvious that he was about to grow a beard.
A long beard does not make a philosopher.
He stroked his long beard
a black beard with flecks of gray
Somehow I can't imagine him without a beard.
She seems to have gone off Mark since he's grown a beard.