moustache


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mous·tache

 (mŭs′tăsh′, mə-stăsh′)
n.
Variant of mustache.

moustache

(məˈstɑːʃ) or

mustache

n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) the unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip, and sometimes down the sides of the mouth
2. (Zoology) a similar growth of hair or bristles (in animals) or feathers (in birds)
3. a mark like a moustache
[C16: via French from Italian mostaccio, ultimately from Doric Greek mustax upper lip]
mousˈtached, musˈtached adj

mus•tache

(ˈmʌs tæʃ, məˈstæʃ)

n.
1. the hair growing on the upper lip.
2. such hair on men, often trimmed in any of various shapes.
3. hairs or bristles growing near the mouth of an animal.
4. a stripe of color, or elongated feathers, on the side of the head of a bird.
[1575–85; < Middle French moustache < Italian mostaccio]
mus′tached, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moustache - an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lipmoustache - an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip; "he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache"
facial hair - hair on the face (especially on the face of a man)
beard, face fungus, whiskers - the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
soup-strainer, toothbrush - slang for a mustache
handle-bars, moustachio, mustachio - a large bushy moustache (with hair growing sometimes down the sides of the mouth)
walrus moustache, walrus mustache - a bushy droopy mustache

moustache

noun whiskers, face fungus (informal), mustachio, 'tash (informal) He was short and bald and had a moustache.
Translations
شاربشَارِبٌشارِب
knír
overskæg
بروت
viikset
मूछमूँछ
brk
bajusz
kumis
yfirskegg
口ひげ
콧수염
ūsai
ūsas
brki
mustasch
หนวด
مونچھ
râu mépria

moustache

mustache (US) [məsˈtɑːʃ] Nbigote m
to wear a moustachetener bigote
he's got a moustachetiene bigote
a tall man with a moustacheun hombre alto con bigote

moustache

[məˈstɑːʃ] nmoustache f
He's got a moustache → Il a une moustache.
a man with a moustache → un moustachu

moustache

, (US) mustache
nSchnurrbart m

moustache

[məˈstɑːʃ] nbaffi mpl

moustache

(especially American) mustache (məˈstaːʃ) , ((American) ˈmastaʃ) noun
the hair on the upper lip of a man. The young man has grown a moustache.

moustache

شَارِبٌ knír overskæg Schnurrbart μουστάκι bigote viikset moustache brk baffi 口ひげ 콧수염 snor bart wąsy bigode усы mustasch หนวด bıyık ria 小胡子

moustache

, mustache
n. bigote.

moustache

n bigote m
References in classic literature ?
I saw your name on the register," he proceeded, "and it was not difficult to guess your mission," and he flashed a smile on the party, his white teeth showing brilliantly beneath his small, black moustache.
He wore a sombrero hat, with a wide leather band and a bright buckle, and the ends of his moustache were twisted up stiffly, like little horns.
This reminds us that the Right Whale really has a sort of whisker, or rather a moustache, consisting of a few scattered white hairs on the upper part of the outer end of the lower jaw.
His cheeks were shaved, and his whitening beard and moustache were worn somewhat after the fashion of Charles Dickens.
Seated under a tree by the wayside he noticed a hideous old man, with a long white moustache, and beard that almost fell to his feet.
That I swear heartily," said the curate, "and I would have even plucked off a moustache.
Within, stood a tall old man, clean shaven save for a long white moustache, and clad in black from head to foot, without a single speck of colour about him anywhere.
One was short, very muscular, broad-shouldered, with robust limbs, strong head, an abundance of black hair, thick moustache, a quick penetrating look, and the vivacity which characterises the population of Southern France.
This personage, who had taken the train at Elko, was tall and dark, with black moustache, black stockings, a black silk hat, a black waistcoat, black trousers, a white cravat, and dogskin gloves.
A youngish man with flaxen hair, a bristly straw-coloured moustache, and a dropping nether lip, was sitting and holding my wrist.
A little old man, with a grey military moustache and a filthy black frock coat, limped out and sat down beside the trap, removed his boot--his sock was blood-stained--shook out a pebble, and hobbled on again; and then a little girl of eight or nine, all alone, threw herself under the hedge close by my brother, weeping.
He paraded his Musketeers before the Cardinal Armand Duplessis with an insolent air which made the gray moustache of his Eminence curl with ire.