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Adjective: shaven  shey-vun
  1. Having the beard or hair cut off close to the skin
    "they owed their death to the assumption that every Christian would be a shaven man";
    - shaved
Verb: shave (shaved,shaven)  sheyv
  1. Remove body hair with a razor
  2. Cut closely
    "shave my beard";
    - trim
  3. Cut the price of
    - knock off [informal]
  4. Cut or remove with or as if with a plane
    "The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood";
    - plane
  5. Make shavings of or reduce to shavings
    "shave the radish"
  6. Touch the surface of lightly
    "His back shaved the counter in passing"

See also: beardless, clean-shaven, smooth-shaven, well-shaven, whiskerless

Type of: bring down, carve, crease, cut, cut back, cut down, cut up, graze, groom, neaten, rake, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down

Antonym: unshaven

Encyclopedia: Shave