- beard ► NOUN 1) a growth of hair on the chin and lower cheeks of a man's face. 2) a tuft of hairs or bristles on certain animals or plants.► VERB ▪ boldly confront or challenge (someone formidable).DERIVATIVES bearded adjective beardless adjective.ORIGIN Old English.
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Beardless — Beard less, a. 1. Without a beard. Hence: Not having arrived at puberty or manhood; youthful. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of an awn; as, beardless wheat. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
beardless — index inexperienced Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
beardless — early 14c., from BEARD (Cf. beard) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less) … Etymology dictionary
beardless — [bird′lis] adj. 1. having no beard 2. too young to have a beard 3. young, callow, etc … English World dictionary
beardless — adjective Pertaining to the lack of a beard, especially of young men unable to grow one. shall a beardless boy … Wiktionary
beardless — Heu ole, umi umi ole. ♦ Beardless youth, wā heu ole … English-Hawaiian dictionary
beardless — adjective see beard I … New Collegiate Dictionary
beardless — beardlessness, n. /beard lis/, adj. 1. having no beard or one shaved close to the skin. 2. (of a male) very young or immature. [1275 1325; ME; see BEARD, LESS] * * * … Universalium
beardless — Synonyms and related words: acomous, bald, bald headed, boyish, boylike, calflike, childish, childlike, clean shaven, coltish, depilous, girlish, girllike, glabrous, hairless, kiddish, maiden, maidenly, puerile, puplike, puppyish, puppylike,… … Moby Thesaurus
beardless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. [clean ]shaven, smooth faced; hairless; youthful. See youth, divestment. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Hairless] Syn. clean shaven, smooth faced, smooth; see hairless . 2. [Inexperienced] Syn. callow,… … English dictionary for students