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beard
American English: /ˈbɪrd/
British English: /bɪəd/

Translation of beard in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (of person) a man with a beard
    un hombre con or de barba
    un barbudo
    un barbas [colloquial]
    to have o wear a beard
    tener barba
    two/three days' (growth of) beard
    una barba de dos/tres días
    stop mumbling into your beard!
    ¡deja de hablar entre dientes!
    Example sentences
    • They contain more blood than essence in men, and thus promote the growth of the beard and body hair.
    • Euthenas giggled as the whiskery hairs of his beard tickled her cheeks.
    • The two six-year-old boys described the man who approached them as white, aged about 40, with some beard growth on his chin.
    1.2 (Zoology)
    Example sentences
    • Most of them show an animal with cloven hoofs and a beard like a goat, or sometimes a mane like a horse.
    • The small head is solid gold in colour, with a happy, playful expression, wide square jaw and a red beard.
    • The tail is short and tipped with black; ears have long black tufts and cheeks have long pale ruffs which form a pointed beard at the throat.
    Example sentences
    • Turkey beards (likened to human scalps) were used for some of the vertical elements of traditional Osage hair roaches.
    • The beard and whiskers are white or grey, the forehead band and mane are white to yellow-white.
    • A bird shot by a 9-year-old of Lebanon set new Oregon state records for weight, beard length and overall score.
    1.3 (Botany)
    Example sentences
    • I've named it after Henri Becquerel in honour of the plant's peculiar beard.
    • Decorate each ‘ear’ with two leaves and spun sugar to resemble corn beards.
    • The beard and branches are cut off to leave only the best part of the ginseng, however the head is left on for consumers to better assess the quality of the herb.
    1.4 (pretend girlfriend)
    (mujer que acompaña a un homosexual a un evento social a fin de ocultar su homosexualidad)

transitive verb

  • [literary]
    Example sentences
    • I missed my daily dose of Prof. Quiggin for a week or so, due to his spam crisis, so I didn't notice that the Professor's commenters were already bearding this interesting question…
    • Cue Albertz on Friday, bursting into the Sunday assembly and bearding my colleague, the sepulchral Hugh Keevins, accusing him of invention, hyperbole and all manner of crimes against the natural order.
    • But at least by bearding MacDiarmid, Muir drew out into the open the issue of language which continues to occupy - if not preoccupy - Scottish poets today.

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