A date a homosexual person takes to a (work, family) holiday party (eg work xmas party) to disguise the fact of their homosexuality.
May not be their regular Beard
due to the overbooking experienced during the holiday season.
"Hey dude, who's that chick your brother's with? I thought he was gay?"
"Oh, he hasn't come out to our parents yet, so that's just his Holiday Beard."
word of the day: December 17, 2008
When a male decides not to shave for the period of his holiday, returning with a rather terrible looking collection of facial hair.
"It's too hot to shave here, I'll just grow a holiday beard"
The lazy act of not shaving while you are on a holiday. This can be a trip abroad or a break from work/school.
"Hey man, ur dads grown an awesome holiday beard."
"I know yer, he's so lazy"
The girl (or guy) you take to your parent's house over the holidays 'cause you're not ready to come out of the closet yet. See beard
"Yeah, I'm going to Jim's folk's house this Christmas...apparently, I'm his holiday beard."
A person, not one's significant other, invited to holiday parties in order to avoid appearing dateless.
Jeannie isn't really interested in dating that guy, he's just her holiday beard.