side-whiskers
noun plural Date: 1858 whiskers on the side of the face usually worn long • side-whiskered adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • side whiskers — side whiskered, adj. whiskers worn long and with the chin clean shaven. [1805 15] * * * ˈside whiskers f12 [side whiskers] noun plural hair growing on the sides of a man s face down to, but not on, the chin …   Useful english dictionary

  • side whiskers — n. whiskers growing at the side of the face …   English World dictionary

  • side whiskers — side′ whisk ers n. pl. whiskers worn long and with the chin clean shaven • Etymology: 1805–15 side′ whisk ered, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • side-whiskers — side whisk·ers (sīdʹhwĭs kərz, wĭs ) pl.n. Whiskers worn usually long on the sides of a man s face. * * * …   Universalium

  • side whiskers — side whiskered, adj. whiskers worn long and with the chin clean shaven. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • side-whiskers — noun facial hair that has grown down the side of a man s face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off) • Syn: ↑sideburn, ↑burnside, ↑mutton chop • Hypernyms: ↑facial hair * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun plural :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • side whiskers — plural noun whiskers or sideburns on a man s cheeks …   English new terms dictionary

  • side-whiskers — /ˈsaɪd wɪskəz/ (say suyd wiskuhz) plural noun sideburns. –side whiskered, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • side whiskers — hair that grows on the cheeks, sideburns …   English contemporary dictionary

  • side-burns —  Side whiskers …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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