Definitions

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  • n. Hair on the face of a human or animal, such as the eyebrows of a man or woman or the androgenic hair (beard or moustache) of a man.

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

  • n. hair on the face (especially on the face of a man)

Etymologies

facial ("of or on the face", adjective) + hair ("pigmented keratinaceous growth", noun) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Trailing her, a gaunt, black-clad assistant with reedy arms and pencil-sketch facial hair dragged two aluminum suitcases.

    Tell No One

  • His only facial hair was a two-inch braid of mustache growing above each corner of his mouth, and another in the center under his lower lip.

    Men Don't Leave Me

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