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    How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    Imagine you saw a guy looking like this at a party:

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    How would you describe his hair and his beard?

    Is that called a ponytail? He was wearing his hair in a "ponytail"? And his beard a "goatee"?

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    #2

    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    Is Google available in your location? If so, you can search Images for both words and decide for yourself.

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    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    Quote Originally Posted by J&K Tutoring View Post
    Is Google available in your location? If so, you can search Images for both words and decide for yourself.
    I actually have done that but I think none of them is correct!!

    So, could you tell me what words I should use?

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    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    I actually have done that but I think none of them is correct!!

    So, could you tell me what words I should use?
    English language is used mainly in countries where people think and speak in ways that seems best to themselves. Deciding how to talk about a man's hairstyle is the least of this kind of thinking. I will not presume to tell you how to describe that man's hair. What do you think?

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    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    I actually have done that but I think none of them is correct!!

    So, could you tell me what words I should use?
    Google van dyke beard.
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    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
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    How would you describe his hair and his beard?

    Is that called a ponytail? He was wearing his hair in a "ponytail"? And his beard a "goatee"?
    I think you're right.
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    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    You mean ponytail is correct?

    But it's kind of a girly term. Does it work for a dude like that?

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    #8

    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    Both men and women wear their hair that way.
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    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    Do you mean ponytail is correct?

    But It's kind of a girly term. Does it work for a dude like that?
    Boys, girls, men, women and non-binary people can wear their hair in a ponytail (and have been doing so for centuries). In the 21st century, saying that something is a "girly term" is outdated.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How would you describe this man's hair and beard?

    If you're bothered by male ponytails, then woe the anathema that is a man-bun.
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