Beardless



having no beard or one shaved close to the skin.
(of a male) very young or immature.
Contemporary Examples

Years later, a 1982 Los Angeles Times article was published under the headline, “beardless Wonders of Film Making.”
Super 8: Abrams, Spielberg’s Homage to Their Hollywood Beginnings Marlow Stern June 9, 2011

Historical Examples

Who would have thought to see such mighty wisdom, yea, in a beardless youth?
Shorter Bible Plays Rita Benton

Yet even this “beardless” Parliament had shown a strong conservatism.
History of the English People John Richard Green

He was a small and beardless young man—a splendid soldier—in fact almost an ideal American, of his age.
Complete Prose Works Walt Whitman

But I see: it is all through the words of this beardless boy.
The Black Tor George Manville Fenn

The beardless boy and the mature man​—​the humble and the430 distinguished, you have had them.
Life of Abraham Lincoln Frank Crosby

Both have long hair, but are beardless; and wear the shenti for their sole garment.
History of Phoenicia George Rawlinson

The schoolboy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse with a taxed bridle, on a taxed road.
Thirty Years’ View (Vol. II of 2) Thomas Hart Benton

I knew him when he was a boy—a beardless boy, as you may say.
A Little Union Scout Joel Chandler Harris

This last sentiment impressed these beardless youths as a clincher, and there was a pause.
Potts’s Painless Cure Edward Bellamy

adjective
without a beard
too young to grow a beard; immature
adj.

early 14c., from beard (n.) + -less.

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