Translation of "beard" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

See all translations

beardnoun [ C ]

uk /bɪəd/ us /bɪrd/

A1 the hair that some men allow to grow on the lower part of their face

a flowing white beard 飘逸的白胡须
He's growing a beard. 他在蓄须。
He shaved off his beard but kept his moustache. 他剃了下巴上的胡须,但保留了嘴唇上面的胡子。

the long hair that grows under a goat's mouth


More examples

  • Are you growing a beard?
  • He had a sort of reddish beard.
  • Graham came back from holiday with a week's growth of beard on his chin.
  • He has a long, straggly grey beard.
  • He had a flowing white beard.

beardverb [ T ]

uk /bɪəd/ us /bɪrd/ literary

to face, meet, or deal with an unpleasant or frightening person in a brave or determined way

With a nervous swallow he bearded the formidable-looking librarian behind the desk. 他紧张地咽了口唾沫,鼓起勇气看着桌子后面那个凶神恶煞般的图书管理员。

(Translation of “beard” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)