What is another word for stubble?

Pronunciation: [stˈʌbə͡l] (IPA)

Stubble, a term used to describe the short and coarse hair that appears on the face and chin of men, has many synonyms that can be used in its place. Some common synonyms for stubble include bristle, beard, whiskers, fuzz, and scruff. These terms are often used interchangeably, depending on the context and personal preference. For example, while 'bristle' may be used to describe rough or prickly hair, 'fuzz' may refer to softer hair that is just starting to grow. Using synonyms allows for variety in language and creates a more engaging and descriptive narrative.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      thatch.

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Usage examples for Stubble

Across his fat red face there spread an oily smile which sank on each side into a coarse iron-grey stubble.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
As he neared a corner, driving wearily, he turned and glanced back along the rows of piled-up sheaves which stood blazing with light down the belt of gleaming stubble.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss
The binder which flung them out moved along the edge of the oats in front of him, and another man was busy among the crackling stubble a pace or two behind, for a neighbor had driven across to help him on the previous evening, and the station-agent had at last sent him out a man from the railroad settlement.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

Famous quotes with Stubble

  • God made them as stubble to our swords.
    Oliver Cromwell
  • The number of difficulties makes the Christian's conquest the more illustrious. A gracious man should be made up all of fire, overcoming and consuming all opposition, as fire does the stubble. All difficulties should be but whetstones to his fortitude. (pg.50, 1860 edition)
    Thomas Brooks (Puritan)

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clinched, gnarly, knobbed, knotted, knotty, clenched, gnarled.