Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun beard

5 senses of beard

Sense 1
beard, face fungus, whiskers -- (the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face)
       => facial hair -- (hair on the face (especially on the face of a man))

Sense 2
beard -- (a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses)
       => hair, fuzz, tomentum -- (filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz")

Sense 3
beard -- (a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality))
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 4
beard -- (hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals)
       => hair -- (a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells")

Sense 5
byssus, beard -- (tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface)
       => fiber, fibre -- (a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb beard

1 sense of beard

Sense 1
beard -- (go along the rim, like a beard around the chin; "Houses bearded the top of the heights")
       => rim -- (run around the rim of; "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser