Definition of Mustache

1. Noun. An unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip. "He looked younger after he shaved off his mustache"

Exact synonyms: Moustache
Generic synonyms: Facial Hair
Group relationships: Beard, Face Fungus, Whiskers
Specialized synonyms: Soup-strainer, Toothbrush, Handle-bars, Moustachio, Mustachio, Walrus Moustache, Walrus Mustache



Definition of Mustache

1. n. That part of the beard which grows on the upper lip; hair left growing above the mouth.

Definition of Mustache

1. Noun. A growth of facial hair between the nose and the upper lip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mustache

1. a growth of hair on the upper lip [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mustache

1. 1. That part of the beard which grows on the upper lip; hair left growing above the mouth. 2. A West African monkey (Cercopithecus cephus). It has yellow whiskers, and a triangular blue mark on the nose. 3. Any conspicuous stripe of colour on the side of the head, beneath the eye of a bird. Alternative forms: moustache. Origin: F. Moustache, It. Mostaccio visage, mostacchio mustache, fr. Gr. Upper lip and the beard upon it; cf. Mouth: cf. Sp. Mostacho. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mustache

must've
must(a)
must-buy
must-have
must-read
must-see
must-see TV
must-sees
must have killed a Chinaman
must needs
must not
must of
must weight
musta
mustac
mustache (current term)
mustache cup
mustache rides
mustached
mustacheless
mustachelike
mustaches
mustachio
mustachio'd
mustachioed
mustachios
mustachoed
mustaiba
mustang

Literary usage of Mustache

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"LADIES AND GENTLEMEN:—Adam raised Cain, but he did not raise a mustache. He was born a man, a full-grown man, and with a mustache already raised. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. [ABSTRACT.] AN explanation of the significance of the so-called "mustache sticks" of the ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1896)
"AN explanation of the origin of the tn'ien or current money of China with an exhibition of specimens. mustache STICKS ок тик AINUS. By STEWART CUI. ..."

4. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... a man—The spell of Trevi—An accession of mishaps—My father's mustache —Three steps of stone, the fourth, death—Havre, Red- car, Bath, London, Liverpool. ..."

5. Kings of the Platform and Pulpit by Melville De Lancey Landon (1893)
"Ladies and Gentlemen:—Adam raised Cain, but he did not raise a mustache. He was born a man, a full grown man, and with a mustache already raised. ..."

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