shaven

[shey-vuh n]

verb

a past participle of shave.

adjective

closely trimmed.

Related formsun·shav·en, adjective
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Contemporary Examples of unshaven

Historical Examples of unshaven

  • Unwashed and unshaven, he saunters moodily about, weary and dejected.

  • At night he would rub his unshaven cheek on Sue's small cheek and tickle her.

    The Harbor

    Ernest Poole

  • His all-night ride from Cherbourg had left him disheveled, unshaven and hungry.

    The Harbor

    Ernest Poole

  • It lit his unshaven face from his unwashed brow to his chin.

  • A little yellow, ragged, lame, unshaven scarecrow of a chap.

    The First and The Last

    John Galsworthy



British Dictionary definitions for unshaven

unshaven

adjective

not having shaved or been shaven recently

shaven

adjective

  1. closely shaved or tonsured
  2. (in combination)clean-shaven
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