Definition of Clean-shaven

1. Adjective. Closely shaved recently.

Exact synonyms: Smooth-shaven, Well-shaven
Similar to: Shaved, Shaven

Definition of Clean-shaven

1. Adjective. Having no beard or mustache. ¹

2. Adjective. Having had facial hair completely removed. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clean-shaven

clean-shaven (current term)
clean and jerk
clean as a hound's tooth
clean as a whistle
clean bill of health
clean bomb
clean bowl
clean bowled
clean bowling
clean bowls
clean coal
clean code
clean codes

Literary usage of Clean-shaven

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Illustrated catalogue of a loan collection of portraits of English by University of Oxford (1906)
"Canvas, 25 x white wig ; clean-shaven face ; white neckcloth ; brown coat Й1 i in. (arched top). Possibly the portrait painted in 1783 by Miss Frances ..."

2. Further Foolishness: Sketches and Satires on the Follies of the Day by Stephen Leacock (1916)
"The Man is of course "clean-shaven." This allows him to do such necessary things ... But every one is familiar with the face of the up-to-date clean-shaven ..."

3. The Hindu at Home: Being Sketches of Hindu Daily Life by Joseph Edwin Padfield (1896)
"Therefore if a Hindu is seen to have a clean shaven face, it may, as a rule, be set down that he is either a priest or a member of one of the priestly ..."

4. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"The Normans were clean-shaven, their hairless faces causing the Saxons to call them an army of priests. The Japanese for centuries shaved clean, but, ..."

5. The Civil War in Song and Story: 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"As I was leaving the building, a clean-shaven, mild-spoken, gentlemanly-looking man ... That's nothing," said the clean-shaven, mild- woken gentleman, ..."

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