[smooth-shey-vuh n]

Origin of smooth-shaven

First recorded in 1625–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for smooth-shaven

Historical Examples of smooth-shaven

  • His face was smooth-shaven, with wrinkles at the corners of the eyes and mouth.


    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • He was smooth-shaven, which made him seem younger than I knew him to be.

    The Plum Tree

    David Graham Phillips

  • He was smooth-shaven and his scanty hair was as white as the driven snow.

  • He was as spruce and trim, and alert and smooth-shaven as only a night clerk can be after a night's vigil.

  • She also noticed that he was smooth-shaven, good looking, and young, but nothing more.

    Sister Carrie

    Theodore Dreiser