dundrearies [duhn-dreer-eez] /dʌnˈdrɪər iz/ Show IPA
plural noun 1
, (sometimes initial capital letter)
long, full sideburns or muttonchop whiskers.
Also called dundreary whiskers.
1860–65; after the sideburns worn by actor Edward A. Sothern as Lord Dundreary, a character in the play Our American Cousin (1858) by Tom Taylor