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Definition of neckbeard

neckbeard

noun

  • a beard consisting only of facial hair on the neck.

    Last edited on Mar 16 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 16 2010.

  • a beard that includes hair on the neck, but may also consist of other components.

    Last edited on Mar 16 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 16 2010.

  • derogatory term for a nerd. This term arises from their (stereotypified) poor hygiene skills, which (on males of the facial-hair-producing age) leads to natural overgrowth of unkempt facial hair on the neck.

    Last edited on Mar 16 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 16 2010.

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