beard

  1. tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface

    Synonyms : byssus
    Type Of : fiber, fibre
  2. the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face

    Synonyms : face fungus, whiskers
    Type Of : facial hair
  3. a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality)

    Type Of : soul, somebody, someone, individual, person, mortal
  4. a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses

    Type Of : hair, tomentum, fuzz
  5. go along the rim, like a beard around the chin

    Type Of : rim
    Examples :
    • Houses bearded the top of the heights
  6. hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals

    Type Of : hair