stubbly


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stub·ble

 (stŭb′əl)
n.
1. The short, stiff stalks of grain or hay remaining on a field after harvesting.
2. Something resembling this material, especially the short growth of hair that eventually protrudes from the skin after shaving.

[Middle English stuble, from Old French estuble, from Latin stupula, stupla, variant of stipula, straw.]

stub′bled adj.
stub′bly adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stubbly - having a short growth of beardstubbly - having a short growth of beard; "his stubbled chin"
unshaved, unshaven - not shaved
Translations
neoholený
ubarberet
borostásletarolt
broddóttur
neoholený
tıraşlı

stubbly

[ˈstʌblɪ] ADJ [chin] → sin afeitar; [beard] → de tres días; [person] → con barba de tres días

stubbly

[ˈstʌbli] adj
to have a stubbly chin → être mal rasé

stubbly

adj (+er)Stoppel-; facestoppelig; stubbly beardStoppelbart m; stubbly fieldStoppelfeld nt

stubble

(ˈstabl) noun
1. the stubs or ends of corn left in the ground when the stalks are cut.
2. short coarse hairs growing eg on an unshaven chin.
ˈstubbly adjective
References in classic literature ?
Into this shop, which was low and small, and which was darkened rather than lighted by a little window, overhung with clothes, and was descended into by some steps, I went with a palpitating heart; which was not relieved when an ugly old man, with the lower part of his face all covered with a stubbly grey beard, rushed out of a dirty den behind it, and seized me by the hair of my head.
He flung the doorway open, and stood half facing me between the yellow lamp-light and the pallid glare of the moon; his eye-sockets were blotches of black under his stubbly eyebrows.
This may seem a strange mode of speaking about the reading of a parish clerk--a man in rusty spectacles, with stubbly hair, a large occiput, and a prominent crown.
The speaker was a broadly-built man, whose large, flat, pale face was bounded on the North by a fringe of hair, on the East and West by a fringe of whisker, and on the South by a fringe of beard--the whole constituting a uniform halo of stubbly whitey-brown bristles.
On the verge of the hour the heads of a group of children, of ages ranging from six to fourteen, rose over the stubbly convexity of the hill.
Andrew Hale was a ruddy man with a big gray moustache and a stubbly double-chin unconstrained by a collar; but his scrupulously clean shirt was always fastened by a small diamond stud.
Pardiggle, an obstinate-looking man with a large waistcoat and stubbly hair, who was always talking in a loud bass voice about his mite, or Mrs.
Evidently it proved a painful process, for he groaned very much over it, and I was convulsed with inward laughter as I watched him struggling with that stubbly beard.
He was a very lean man, of no more than average height, with gray hair cut short and a stubbly gray moustache.
He was a commonish man in black with a band round his bowler hat; he had something of Fanny's clumsy look; he wore a stubbly moustache, and had a cockney accent.
The little priest was not an interesting man to look at, having stubbly brown hair and a round and stolid face.
It was that of a man about forty-three or forty-four years of age, middle-sized, broad shouldered, with crisp curling black hair, and a short stubbly beard.