Origin of stubble
OTHER WORDS FROM stubblestubbled, stubbly, adjectiveun·stub·bled, adjective
Words nearby stubble
How to use stubble in a sentence
The clippers can bring your beard into stubble territory with ease.Best beard product for the best beard of your life|Florie Korani|August 18, 2021|Popular-Science
Most of the time, I’ll have a few days’ worth of beard stubble, which acts like Velcro when I’m trying to schmear on regular sunblock.
You can see the faint stubble coming in on his upper lip, the wrinkles on his forehead, the blemishes on his skin.
My captain on the boat, Brazakka, he wanted me to do this Hemingway bit, with the white stubble, and he wanted the hero angle.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After a few years of stubble, the lumberjack whiskers returned, now dyed black.Learning To Fear Dodger Pitcher Brian Wilson’s Beard|Sujay Kumar|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was lots of heavy makeup,” Sheppard says, “to cover up the stubble.‘Shit Girls Say’: Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard Spin Book From Meme|Anna Klassen|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He dips his brush into the green paint and giggles, saying that my stubble makes this harder.
He compliments us on our stubble, and we are pleased by this.Oscars 2011: Red Carpet and Vanity Fair Party Photos|Jacob Bernstein|February 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
You shall conceive heat, you shall bring forth stubble: your breath as fire shall devour you.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
And greenish among the stubble, upon a spear of blond barley, with a double row of seeds, I saw a prègo-diéu.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
Left and right, each felling his man; and cimeters dashed from hands as stubble, shields were smitten through as if of gauze.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
The fire was dying down a little, but one persistent flame moved like a snake in the dry stubble, and he savagely stamped it out.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
They kept it up for about thirty rods and then Sheppy stumbled over a corn stubble and lost a few feet.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
British Dictionary definitions for stubble
- the stubs of stalks left in a field where a crop has been cut and harvested
- (as modifier)a stubble field