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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
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