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shaven

[shey-vuh n] /ˈʃeɪ vən/
verb
1.
a past participle of shave.
adjective
2.
closely trimmed.
Related forms
unshaven, adjective
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  • Unwashed and unshaven, he saunters moodily about, weary and dejected.

    Sunday under Three Heads Charles Dickens
  • At night he would rub his unshaven cheek on Sue's small cheek and tickle her.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • His all-night ride from Cherbourg had left him disheveled, unshaven and hungry.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • It lit his unshaven face from his unwashed brow to his chin.

  • A little yellow, ragged, lame, unshaven scarecrow of a chap.

    The First and The Last John Galsworthy
British Dictionary definitions for unshaven

unshaven

/ʌnˈʃeɪvən/
adjective
1.
not having shaved or been shaven recently

shaven

/ˈʃeɪvən/
adjective
1.
  1. closely shaved or tonsured
  2. (in combination): clean-shaven
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