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Definition of peach fuzz in English:

noun

[mass noun] North American informal
The down on the chin of an adolescent boy whose beard has not yet developed.
Example sentences
  • We won't discuss the fact that Santa appeared to be 17 and incapable of growing peach fuzz, much less a full, snowy white beard.
  • Joe Cobol knew Bolton before the mustache, before peach fuzz, even, when they were both enrolled in Maryland's prestigious McDonough School in the mid-1960s, then an all-boys military academy.
  • Well, it started out as a genetic mutation without any hair, or with just that real fine peach fuzz that feels kind of like velvet.

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