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side whiskers

noun
1.
whiskers worn long and with the chin clean-shaven.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
Related forms
side-whiskered, adjective
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Examples for side whiskers
  • He originated the fashion of wearing long side whiskers, thus the term burnsides or sideburns.
  • First she stops to rub her right-side whiskers against a roadside tree.
  • Then she crosses the road and rubs her left-side whiskers.
  • Many individuals have side whiskers and a mane on the nape.
  • They used to get out on the field wearing those big mustaches and side whiskers.
  • He is pleasing in appearance, solidly built and wears full side whiskers.
British Dictionary definitions for side whiskers

side whiskers

plural noun
1.
another name for sideburns
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