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 ?
He paraded his Musketeers before the Cardinal Armand Duplessis with an insolent air which made the gray moustache of his Eminence curl with ire.
At the head of the table sat Vasili Andreevich in a black sheepskin coat, sucking his frozen moustache and observing the room and the people around him with his prominent hawk-like eyes.
I just don't drink,' replied Nikita without lifting his eyes but looking askance at his scanty beard and moustache and getting the icicles out of them.
The advice of the fourth was that the columns of the capitol be rubbed with oil of dog by a person having a moustache on the calf of his leg.
As she placed the soup before the guest, who changed his attitude to a sitting one, he looked her full in the face, and his moustache went up under his nose, and his nose came down over his moustache.
The landlady, who had been at one moment thinking within herself that this was a handsome man, at another moment that this was an ill-looking man, observed the nose coming down and the moustache going up, and strongly inclined to the latter decision.
His face was brown like a nut; he had very bright and restless brown eyes; his dark hair was brushed back stiffly in front and cropped close behind, outlining a square and powerful skull; and he had a huge black moustache like the horns of a bison.
With the prompt French instinct for the politics of the street, the man with the black moustache had already run across to a corner of the cafe, sprung on one of the tables, and seizing a branch of chestnut to steady himself, shouted as Camille Desmoulins once shouted when he scattered the oak-leaves among the populace.
His thick black moustaches, curled every morning with hot tongs by the barber at the corner of the quay, seemed to hide a perpetual smile.
On board the Tremolino, wrapped up in a black CABAN, the picturesque cloak of Mediterranean seamen, with those massive moustaches and his remorseless eyes set off by the shadow of the deep hood, he looked piratical and monkish and darkly initiated into the most awful mysteries of the sea.
He was dressed in the height of the latest fashion, as well as he knew how to be; wore terrible moustaches, and had a rare provision of rings, eye- glasses, watch-guards, chains, &c.
At the end of the fourth week, two other tumblers, white youths, being secured, the complete, builded turn was performed for the benefit of a slender, French-looking gentleman, with waxed moustaches.