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[hwis-kerd, wis-] /ˈʰwɪs kərd, ˈwɪs-/
having, wearing, or covered with whiskers.
Origin of whiskered
1755-65; whisker + -ed3
Related forms
unwhiskered, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for whiskered
  • In the world of monster fish, these whiskered whoppers may not be pretty, but they pack a wallop.
  • Now you're simply trying to find a way to bring your chin-whiskered compatriots over to dominate the planet.
  • When anatomizing revolutions, it always pays to consult the whiskered old veterans.
  • The muzzle is heavily whiskered and coarse, single hairs are sparsely distributed throughout the body.
  • No word on cats, the whiskered ones are there for the having, but not many anglers are going for them.
  • After you've hooked a whiskered wonder, they're easy to land.
British Dictionary definitions for whiskered


having whiskers
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