Related formsun·shav·en, adjective
Definition for shaven (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), shaved, shaved or (especially in combination) shav·en, shav·ing.
verb (used with object), shaved, shaved or (especially in combination) shav·en, shav·ing.
Origin of shave
Examples from the Web for shaven
The shaven one was Mr. Josephs, his companion Mr. Fairholme.An Unsocial Socialist|George Bernard Shaw
His face was even thinner and more worn than we have seen it before, but he was washed and shaven this Sunday morning.Adam Bede|George Eliot
Darting his talons into the monk's shaven crown, he sprang with him from the rock.
The tiny lawn was smooth as a shaven cheek, and a crimson rambler mounted to the nursery-window of a baby who never cried.The Touchstone|Edith Wharton
Next, a gray-frocked Belgian friar, sandaled and shaven of crown, set down on parchment the northern trend of the same river.Strange Stories of the Great River|Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
British Dictionary definitions for shaven (1 of 2)
- closely shaved or tonsured
- (in combination)clean-shaven
British Dictionary definitions for shaven (2 of 2)
verb shaves, shaving, shaved, shaved or shaven (mainly tr)
Derived Formsshavable or shaveable, adjective
Word Origin for shave
Idioms and Phrases with shaven
see close call (shave).