Adjective "Beard" Definition and Examples





    1. the growth of hair on the face of an adult man, often including a mustache.

    2. Zoology. a tuft, growth, or part resembling or suggesting a human beard, as the tuft of long hairs on the lower jaw of a goat or the cluster of hairlike feathers at the base of the bill in certain birds.

    3. Botany. a tuft or growth of awns or the like, as on wheat or barley.

    4. a barb or catch on an arrow, fishhook, knitting needle, crochet needle, etc.

    5. Also called bevel neck. Printing. the sloping par