Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without a beard; hence, of persons of the male sex, immature; adolescent: as, a beardless youth.
  • In ornithology, having no rictal vibrissæ: as, the beardless flycatcher, Ornithium imberbe.
  • In ichthyology, having no barbels.
  • In botany, without beard or awn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Without a beard. Hence: Not having arrived at puberty or manhood; youthful.
  • adjective Destitute of an awn.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Lacking a beard.
  • adjective by extension, of a male Not having reached puberty or manhood; youthful.
  • adjective Destitute of an awn.

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

  • adjective having no beard
  • adjective lacking hair on the face

Etymologies

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beard + -less

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