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]
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five o'clock shadow

n (hum) you've got a five o'clock shadowdovresti farti la barba
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A 2013 study explored the question of attractiveness, concluding that the optimum state of facial hair, the one at which women found men most attractive, was one of heavy stubble, rather than a five o'clock shadow or a full beard.
The incoming crowd was marked by a wealth of five o'clock shadow beards, white men's dress shirts with the first four buttons left open, dark suits and overly made-up young women who clearly hadn't grasped the art of dressing well yet.
Wearing a black t-shirt, tracksuit and flip-flops, he had a five o'clock shadow, dark circles and his attire made you wonder if he was going to break into a sprint any minute.
My boys Jesse, six, and five-year-old Jude had similar facial decorations plus little goatees and the first hints of five o'clock shadow.
Dittelman went to college with one of the members of Five O'Clock Shadow.
Beards were so widespread on the red carpet, I half expected Dame Helen Mirren to appear with one, or at the very least a five o'clock shadow.
There's no 'he's behind you' kerfuffles here and don't expect sweets thrown into the audience by some stout dame with a five o'clock shadow and the kind of make-up that would make Lily Savage seem like an angel.
Kennedy (or any generic Democrat) a shoo-in against Richard Nixon in 1960, or was the outcome plausibly affected by--take your pick--Nixon's five o'clock shadow, Kennedy's vigor, or the alleged depredations of Lyndon Johnson's Texas political machine?
If it was possible for a vehicle to sprout chest hair and a five o'clock shadow, this Daihatsu would look like Tom Selleck," she wrote.
His hair is worn in an elevated buzz cut and he sports a five o'clock shadow, perhaps to show that Disney's blue-eyed (literally) boy is all grown up.
I think some crazed hermits have kneeled in their caves, praying, much the way in which I have craved the return of five o'clock shadow.