Last modified on 24 January 2015, at 09:58

unshaven

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EtymologyEdit

From un- +‎ shaven.

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AdjectiveEdit

unshaven (not comparable)

  1. not having shaved; not shaven; untrimmed.
    • 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, Nobody, chapter III:
      She was frankly disappointed. For some reason she had thought to discover a burglar of one or another accepted type—either a dashing cracksman in full-blown evening dress, lithe, polished, pantherish, or a common yegg, a red-eyed, unshaven burly brute in the rags and tatters of a tramp.
  2. (figuratively) unkempt

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