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Beard vs. Mustache

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Beardnoun

Facial hair on the chin, cheeks, jaw and neck.

Mustachenoun

A growth of facial hair between the nose and the upper lip.

Beardnoun

The cluster of small feathers at the base of the beak in some birds.

Mustachenoun

That part of the beard which grows on the upper lip; hair left growing above the mouth.

Beardnoun

The appendages to the jaw in some cetaceans, and to the mouth or jaws of some fishes.

Mustachenoun

A West African monkey (Cercopithecus cephus). It has yellow whiskers, and a triangular blue mark on the nose.

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Beardnoun

The byssus of certain shellfish.

Mustachenoun

Any conspicuous stripe of color on the side of the head, beneath the eye of a bird.

Beardnoun

The gills of some bivalves, such as the oyster.

Mustachenoun

A stain or discoloration on the upper lip of a person; as, wearing a milk mustache.

Beardnoun

In insects, the hairs of the labial palpi of moths and butterflies.

Mustachenoun

an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip;

‘he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache’;

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Beardnoun

(botany) Long or stiff hairs on a plant; the awn.

‘the beard of grain’;

Beardnoun

A barb or sharp point of an arrow or other instrument, projecting backward to prevent the head from being easily drawn out.

Beardnoun

That part of the underside of a horse's lower jaw which is above the chin, and bears the curb of a bridle.

Beardnoun

That part of a type which is between the shoulder of the shank and the face.

Beardnoun

A fake customer or companion, especially a woman who accompanies a gay man in order to give the impression that he is heterosexual.

Beardverb

(obsolete) To grow hair on the chin and jaw.

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Beardverb

To boldly and bravely oppose or confront, often to the chagrin of the one being bearded.

‘Robin Hood is always shown as bearding the Sheriff of Nottingham.’;

Beardverb

(transitive) To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard of (a man), in anger or contempt.

Beardverb

(transitive) To deprive (an oyster or similar shellfish) of the gills.

Beardnoun

The hair that grows on the chin, lips, and adjacent parts of the human face, chiefly of male adults.

Beardnoun

The long hairs about the face in animals, as in the goat.

Beardnoun

Long or stiff hairs on a plant; the awn; as, the beard of grain.

Beardnoun

A barb or sharp point of an arrow or other instrument, projecting backward to prevent the head from being easily drawn out.

Beardnoun

That part of the under side of a horse's lower jaw which is above the chin, and bears the curb of a bridle.

Beardnoun

That part of a type which is between the shoulder of the shank and the face.

Beardnoun

An imposition; a trick.

Beardverb

To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard of (a man), in anger or contempt.

Beardverb

To oppose to the face; to set at defiance.

‘No admiral, bearded by these corrupt and dissolute minions of the palace, dared to do more than mutter something about a court martial.’;

Beardverb

To deprive of the gills; - used only of oysters and similar shellfish.

Beardnoun

the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face

Beardnoun

a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses

Beardnoun

a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality)

Beardnoun

hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals

Beardnoun

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

Beardverb

go along the rim, like a beard around the chin;

‘Houses bearded the top of the heights’;

Beard

A beard is the hair that grows on the jaw, chin, upper lip, lower lip, cheeks, and neck of humans and some non-human animals. In humans, usually pubescent or adult males are able to grow beards.

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