Fu Manchu mustache

Fu Manchu mustache

[foo man-choo]
noun
a mustache whose ends droop to the chin.
Also called Fu Manchu.


Origin:
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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