five o'clock shadow

or five-o'clock shadow

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noun
  1. the rather dark stubble that appears on a man's face some hours after shaving, typically in the late afternoon if he shaved in the morning.

Origin of five o'clock shadow

First recorded in 1935–40
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Related Words for five o'clock shadow

whiskers, stubble