beard - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    hair that grows on a man’s chin and cheeks

    his thick white beard

    1. a.
      hair that grows on the face of an animal such as a goat
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a woman who accompanies a gay man socially so that people will think he is straight; (less frequently) a man who accompanies a gay woman for the same reasonSubmitted from United Kingdom on 06/09/2012