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Vocabulary Lesson Facial Hair

English vocabulary lesson with words connected to facial hair. This lesson will help you define beard, goatee, stubble, clean-shaven, moustache, sideburns, five o’clock shadow, whiskers and handlebar moustache.

(a) beard NOUN hair that grows on a man’s chin and cheeks
‘My beard is starting to go grey as I am getting older.’

 

(a) goatee NOUN a small pointed beard that grows on a man’s chin – like that of a goat.
‘My goatee is growing down and my hat is growing up.’

 

(–) stubble UNCOUNTABLE NOUN the short hairs on a man’s face if he hasn’t shaved for a few days
‘Leave my stubble or shave it off?’

 

clean-shaven ADJECTIVE a man without a beard or moustache
‘My new clean-shaven image will definitely get me a new woman.’

 

(a) moustache NOUN the hair growing below a man’s, or a woman’s, nose
‘Some men like women with moustaches.’

 

(–) sideburns PLURAL NOUN hair grown by a man in front of his ears
‘With my wild hair and sideburns I look like someone from the 18th century.’

 

(a) five o’clock shadow NOUN the small hairs growing on a man’s face in the afternoon since his shave in the morning
‘An android with a five o’clock shadow looks almost human.’

 

(–) whiskers PLURAL NOUN an old-fashioned name for hair growing on a man’s cheeks
‘Many men in the 19th century had long whiskers.’

 

(a) handlebar moustache NOUN a long moustache that curls up at both ends
‘The most famous photo of Salvador Dali shows him with a very long thin handlebar moustache.’

 

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