five o'clock shadow

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five′ o'clock` shad′ow


n.
a dark stubble on the jawline and cheeks of a man's face.
[1935–40]
Translations

five o'clock shadow

n (hum) you've got a five o'clock shadowdovresti farti la barba
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That brought heckling from the front of the room because the deep-voiced actor in a red dress has a 5 o'clock shadow.
For the next couple of years, I took to getting my hair done by a flaming queen with a 5 o'clock shadow named Perlie who was, nevertheless, a dab hand with a pair of scissors and a blow dryer.
He must fear that, at any second now, I might break into a squealing schoolgirl frenzy over his starry (so, so starry and piercingly sexy) blue eyes, perfectly coiffed mahogany locks and 5 o'clock shadow.
Summary: You know the look: Young fellows in their 20s and 30s whose facial hair is somewhat longer than 5 o'clock shadow and only somewhat shorter than the hair on their heads.
Here you get a sense of Jenifer Ringer's bright eyes and warm smile, Andrew Veyette's determined face in a leap, Ashley Bouder's flirty smile amid three leaping men, Benjamin Millepied's chic 5 o'clock shadow, and the cozy friendship of Teresa Reichlen, Sterling Hyltin, and Sara Mearns.
Wearing leather and Ray Bans with a 5 o'clock shadow (I imagine).
USC's true freshman quarterback, Matt Barkley, had enough time in the first half to grow a 5 o'clock shadow, so it wasn't so surprising that he managed to complete 16-of-22 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns.
A 5 o'clock shadow "doesn't have to be an afterthought," says a company spokeswoman.
In other words, you'd see even the salt-and-pepper strands emerging from Nixon's 5 o'clock shadow if you were watching the famous Kennedy-Nixon debates in high-def.
With his 5 o'clock shadow, scoundrel's smile, arsenal of wisecracks in the face of peril, and weathered, wide-brimmed fedora, he's been imitated by many, but never duplicated.
Joseph McCarthy began shaving twice a day to rid himself of the 5 o'clock shadow so well documented in Block's drawings.
The first of the televised debates of that campaign is aired, and Nixon, who declined to have television makeup applied, exhibits a 5 o'clock shadow and repeatedly mops sweat from his face with a handkerchief.