handlebar mustache
noun Date: 1896 a heavy mustache with long sections that curve upward at each end

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  • handlebar mustache — han′dlebar mustache′ n. clo a man s mustache having long, curved ends that resemble the handlebars of a bicycle • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • handlebar mustache — see handlebar moustache …   English dictionary

  • handlebar mustache — han|dle|bar mus|tache [ ,hændlbar mʌstæʃ ] noun count a long MUSTACHE that curls up at both ends …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • Mustache March — is annual event occurring in the month of March, where young men in the United States grow mustaches for amusement and to raise money for charity. The idea stems from an early Air Force tradition in which members of the U.S. Air Force would grow… …   Wikipedia

  • handlebar — [han′dəl bär΄] n. 1. [often pl.] a curved or bent metal bar with handles on the ends, for steering a bicycle, motorcycle, etc. ☆ 2. Informal a mustache with long, curved ends, resembling a handlebar: in full handlebar mustache …   English World dictionary

  • handlebar moustache — handlebar moustaches also handlebar mustache N COUNT A handlebar moustache is a long thick moustache with curled ends …   English dictionary

  • mustache — n mustachio, Sl. tickler, whiskers, lip hair, Sl. soupstrainer; handlebar mustache, toothbrush mustache, Sl. brush, Inf. fuzz …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mustache — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hairline, toothbrush, Charlie Chaplin, Hitler, Kaiser Wilhelm, waxed, handlebar, or walrus mustache; soup strainer, tickler, cookie duster (all sl.). See roughness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. moustachio …   English dictionary for students

  • handlebarmustache — handlebar mustache n. A long curved mustache resembling the curved ends of a handlebar. * * * …   Universalium

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