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Synonyms for stubble
ˈstʌb əlstub·ble

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  1. stubblenoun

    stub, stump

  2. stubblenoun

    short, coarse hair, especially on a man’s face.

    stump, stub

  3. stubblenoun

    the short stalks left in a field after crops have been harvested.

    stub, stump

  4. stubblenoun

    five oclock shadow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubblenoun

    material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

    stalk, shuck, wheat, chaff, angry walk, pale yellow, straw, drinking straw, still hunt, stalking, stem, husk

  2. stubblenoun

    short stiff hairs growing on a man's face when he has not shaved for a few days

    husk, chaff, straw, shuck, stalk

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stubblenoun

    eddish, rowen, arrish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stubble":

    thatch, beard

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  1. Jack Philip Barsky:

    I made myself into somebody who had just jumped off the potato truck. I rubbed soap into my eyes to make them red, I had stubble on my face, the hair wasn’t really combed well, dirty T-shirt, two weeks later, I got the Social Security card in the mail, and I was allowed to actually legally work in the United States.

  2. Arvind Kejriwal:

    Weather forecasts say winds will not blow from November 14 to 17 and the smoke of burning stubble will keep covering New Delhi.

  3. Ashok Niyogi:

    Empty beer bottles, Crushed packets of Marlboro, Graffiti on stairwells, Blond stubble on heads stuffed with hate, Me, with my circumcised brown vision, Icy blood of undefined pedigree, I am marked for slaughter In the abattoir of the Gulag. I cower behind the Swastika Chained to my door.

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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pettish
    • B. agreeable
    • C. pestilent
    • D. plaguey

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