Definition of neckbeard in English:



  • 1 informal 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.
      ‘people expect me to be some sort of balding, overweight neckbeard’
      • ‘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.’



/ˈnekbird/ /ˈnɛkbɪrd/