Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Covered in stubble; stubbly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with stubble.
  • adj. Stubbed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covered with stubble; stubbly.
  • Stubbed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a short growth of beard

Etymologies

stubble +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Scenes included hay bales stacked on a stubbled field, looming pylons trailing from a nuclear power station, road work signs on the motorway and neon hoardings for an American diner.

    Snapshot: Channel 4 Ident: Bowling « Art & Business of Motion

  • In this life, the sheltered bend of the river where the trout linger, the trees where the red-tailed hawks live and the stubbled fields of water where the duck rest during their yearly pilgrimage are all known.

    Ian Welsh: Carl Safina's View From Lazy Point: Expanding the Circle of Compassion One More Time

  • “Not bad,” he remarked, rubbing his stubbled chin.

    365 tomorrows » 2010 » April : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • It isn't the first time he has been found courting La Dame; take him to the powdery depths of the canyon at Roussillon, and he'll brush red and yellow ochre across his stubbled face.

    Jean-Marc

  • And the sled's runners whispered through the snow, through the stubbled over cornfield, past the abandoned barn, through the woods, around its downed and rotted trunks, over the shells of puddled ice, rasped against rocks, to the hill above the pond.

    Christmas Magic

  • He kicked his way through the stubbled over cornfield, the cold making his feet heavy.

    Christmas Magic

  • He trudged through the stubbled over cornfield, past the abandoned barn, through the woods, around its downed and rotted trunks, over the shells of puddled ice, to the hill above the pond, and down to the hole they'd made.

    Christmas Magic

  • On impulse then he leans awkwardly to hug Dad and worse, kisses Dad on his stubbled cheek.

    Thanksgiving

  • He leaps down on top of the hog, punches the knife into its thick, stubbled flesh as hard as he can.

    Death's Noisy Herald

  • “You smell so good,” Cooper murmured into my hair as he rubbed his heavily stubbled cheek against mine.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.