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beard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hair & beauty
beardbeard1 /bɪəd $ bɪrd/ ●●● S3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DCBhair that grows around a man’s chin and cheeksmoustache2 HBAsomething similar to a beard, such as hair growing on an animal’s chinbearded adjective
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beardBeyond the great sweep of blue trouser and the distant clouds of sweater was a beard.Certainly with his long, jet-black, forked beard, he looked the part.Models sported immaculate centre-parted shoulder-length hair and the beginnings of goatee beards.But his beard seems to belong to another man and another time.Gyggle steepled his freckled fingers and tucked them under a tier of the beard.Some of their fathers wore beards.
beardbeard2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 beard somebody (in their den)→ See Verb table
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beardWhen a barrister comes to address your University or College law society, you can beard him on the subject.
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Verb table
beard
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybeard
he, she, itbeards
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybearded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bearded
he, she, ithas bearded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bearded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill beard
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bearded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bearding
he, she, itis bearding
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you, we, theyare bearding
Past
I, he, she, itwas bearding
you, we, theywere bearding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bearding
he, she, ithas been bearding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bearding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bearding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bearding
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