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Fu Manchu mustache

[foo man-choo] /ˈfu mænˈtʃu/
noun
1.
a mustache whose ends droop to the chin.
Also called Fu Manchu.
Origin of Fu Manchu mustache
1935-1940
1935-40; after the mustache worn by Fu Manchu, an Oriental master criminal in films of the 1920s and '30s, based on novels by British author Sax Rohmer (1883-1959)
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