moustachio


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mous·ta·chio

 (mə-stăch′ō, -stăsh′ē-ō′, -stä′shō, -shē-ō′)
adj.
Variant of mustachio.

moustachio

(məsˈtɑːʃɪəʊ)
n, pl -chios
a particularly large or bushy moustache on the upper lip and sides of the mouth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moustachio - a large bushy moustache (with hair growing sometimes down the sides of the mouth)
moustache, mustache - an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip; "he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache"
References in classic literature ?
He was a fine swarthy fellow, with dark hair and large moustachios, who rode a-hunting in clothes of Lincoln green, with russet boots on his feet, and a bugle slung over his shoulder like the guard of a long stage.
You'd say so, if you saw his moustachios. Red by nature, black by art.'
My beard I had once suffered to grow till it was about a quarter of a yard long; but as I had both scissors and razors sufficient, I had cut it pretty short, except what grew on my upper lip, which I had trimmed into a large pair of Mahometan whiskers, such as I had seen worn by some Turks at Sallee, for the Moors did not wear such, though the Turks did; of these moustachios, or whiskers, I will not say they were long enough to hang my hat upon them, but they were of a length and shape monstrous enough, and such as in England would have passed for frightful.
But as I was saying," he resumed, as the negro, still ostentatiously pulling on his yellow gloves, betook himself briskly towards the watering-place, a queer music-hall figure against that grey and frosty scene--"as I was saying, I couldn't describe the man very minutely, but he had a flourish and old-fashioned whiskers and moustachios, dark or dyed, as in the pictures of foreign financiers, round his neck was wrapped a long purple scarf that thrashed out in the wind as he walked.