Meaning of neckbeard in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnɛkbɪəd/


  • 1informal A growth of hair on a man's neck, especially when regarded as indicative of poor grooming.

    • ‘I can picture myself wearing these clothes a week from now, bits of food caught in my overgrown neckbeard’
    • ‘A neckbeard is like a wild, untamed wilderness located beneath one's chin.’
    • ‘If a neckbeard is accompanied by a ponytail, then the guy is either a good computer programmer or a bad musician.’
    • ‘My neckbeard glistens with sweat in the Las Vegas heat.’
    • ‘If you're living in the post-20th century, there is really no good reason for you to have a neckbeard.’
    • ‘No woman with a healthy level of self-esteem is going to walk up to you and stroke your neckbeard while swooning.’
    • ‘In about a month the stunning neckbeard I already provide a home to could turn into a cascading waterfall of hair.’
    • ‘I, on the other hand, will have a full neckbeard if I go two days without shaving.’
    • ‘I shall stroke my neckbeard and consider this article.’
    1. 1.1A man who is socially inept and physically unappealing, especially one who has an obsessive interest in computing.
      • ‘I know people expect me to be some sort of balding, overweight neckbeard’
      • ‘a course that will school you to code from the console like a true neckbeard’
      • ‘Who knew the neckbeard would need a beard of his own?’
      • ‘If you weren't such a neckbeard you could see what the rest of the world sees.’
      • ‘No, I'm not a fat neckbeard.’
      • ‘You don't even really need a college degree to do that, you can just be some mega neckbeard who knows a lot about computers.’
      • ‘Look at all the neck beards responding.’
      • ‘Yes, that guy is a major neck beard.’
      • ‘It's hard to find any comments section that doesnt have at least one sexist neckbeard moaning on about some sort of inequality in the gaming community and industry.’
      • ‘Somehow I just knew some gleefully ignorant neckbeard would post that exact comment.’
      • ‘They should hire writers that are actual musicians and not a bunch of neck beards who think they're metal music geniuses.’
      • ‘The people who wrote the myths knew a bit more about real violence than any neckbeard developers will ever know.’