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also mous·tache  (mŭs′tăsh′, mə-stăsh′)
1. The hair growing on the human upper lip, especially when cultivated and groomed.
2. Something similar to the cultivated, groomed hair on the human upper lip, as:
a. A group of bristles or hairs about the mouth of an animal.
b. Distinctive coloring or feathers near the beak of a bird.
c. Food or drink sticking conspicuously to the upper lip: wiped the milk mustache from my face.

[French moustache, from Italian dialectal mustaccio, from Medieval Greek moustakion, from Greek mustax, mustache, upper lip.]

mus′tached (mŭs′tăsht, mə-stăsht′) adj.
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Adj.1.mustached - having a moustache
unshaved, unshaven - not shaved
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With elbows braced back, hands clenched near his armpits, and chest protruded, he scudded along, while close at his heels lumbered a large-limbed, heavy, yellow mustached young man, who seemed to feel the exercise a good deal more than his senior.
Lord Greystoke received the hawk-nosed, gray mustached soldier in his library, and after a dozen words the two men had formed a mutual esteem that was to endure through life.
Somewhere in the interstices of the search for self-identity and an abiding faith in unconditional love, I always found the kindly visage of my father: pale-skinned, brown eyes, dark short hair, mustached and ever smiling, with that unforgettable gaze always filled with boundless longing and unremitting tenderness.
You'll find the marvellously mustached Chef Ali working tirelessly stoking the hot coals for the Shish Kebabs as slices of succulent pieces of shawarma are carved on to plates alongside majestically marinated chicken sizzled to perfection close-by on a pan.
She said she had already pointed out in a statement to investigators that a mustached man opened fire at Intizar.
At the end, a mustached Chris Pratt reveals himself to be the one in the robot costume.
This is what another leader did, but he was an evil small mustached human.
Bathed in red light, a young man on his back, gripping his raised thighs, gazes at a mustached top.
Then they offer detailed accounts of the family Emballonurdiae (sac-winged bats), family Phyllostomidae (leaf-nosed bats), family Mormoopidae (mustached bats), family Noctilionidae (bulldog bats), family Molossidae (free-tailed bats), and family Vespertillionidae (common bats).
He had been hunting for the rare and elusive mustached kingfisher in the remote highlands of the Guadalcanal islands of the Solomon Islands for more than two decades.
This animal, along with another mangabey and 4 mustached guenons (Cercopithecus cephus), was imported from its native Africa to Thailand for the pet trade.
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