beardless

[ beerd-lis ]
/ ˈbɪərd lɪs /

adjective

having no beard or one shaved close to the skin.
(of a male) very young or immature.

Nearby words

  1. bearded tit,
  2. bearded vulture,
  3. bearden,
  4. bearden, romare,
  5. beardfish,
  6. beardmore glacier,
  7. beardsley,
  8. beardsley, aubrey vincent,
  9. beardtongue,
  10. beardy

Origin of beardless

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at beard, -less

Related formsbeard·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for beardless

beardless

/ (ˈbɪədlɪs) /

adjective

without a beard
too young to grow a beard; immature
Derived Formsbeardlessness, noun

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Word Origin and History for beardless

beardless

adj.

early 14c., from beard (n.) + -less.

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