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addaword.gifdefinition of peak beard

noun
the point at which wearing a beard stops being fashionable
"Peak beard" was the climax of the trend for beards in professions not naturally associated with a bristly chin - bankers, film stars, and even footballers began sporting facial hair.
Submitted by: Saskia from United Kingdom on 16/04/2014 13:11:00
Definition of peak beard from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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