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Chin vs. Beard

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Chinnoun

The bottom of a face, the typically jutting jawline below the mouth.

Beardnoun

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

Chinnoun

Talk.

Beardnoun

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

Chinnoun

A lie, a falsehood.

Beardnoun

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

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Chinnoun

The ability to withstand being punched in the chin without being knocked out.

Beardnoun

The byssus of certain shellfish.

Chinnoun

(endearing) a chinchilla.

Beardnoun

The gills of some bivalves, such as the oyster.

Chinverb

To talk.

Beardnoun

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

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Chinverb

To talk to or with (someone).

Beardnoun

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

‘the beard of grain’;

Chinverb

To perform a chin-up exercise in which one lifts one's own weight while hanging from a bar.

Beardnoun

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

Chinverb

To punch or hit (someone)'s chin part of the body.

Beardnoun

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

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Chinverb

(transitive) To put or hold (a musical instrument) up to one's chin.

Beardnoun

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

Chinverb

(transitive) To turn on or operate (a device) using one's chin; to select (a particular setting) using one's chin.

Beardnoun

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

Chinverb

(transitive) To put one's chin on (something).

Beardverb

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

Chinverb

(transitive) To indicate or point toward (someone or something) with one's chin.

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.’;

Chinnoun

The lower extremity of the face below the mouth; the point of the under jaw.

Beardverb

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

Chinnoun

The exterior or under surface embraced between the branches of the lower jaw bone, in birds.

Beardverb

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

Chinnoun

the protruding part of the lower jaw

Beardnoun

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

Chinnoun

Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India

Beardnoun

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

Chinverb

in gymnastics: raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar

Beardnoun

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

Chin

The human chin (also known as the mental protuberance, mental eminence and, rarely, mental osseum, tuber symphyseos) refers to the forward pointed part of the anterior mandible (mental region) below the lower lip. A fully developed human skull has a chin of between 0.7 cm and 1.1 cm.

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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