Definition of pencil moustache in English:

pencil moustache


  • A very thin moustache.

    • ‘He has short Afro-style hair and a small pencil moustache with a gap under the nose.’
    • ‘Fascism in the year 2002 does not come in a black shirt with a pencil moustache - it comes in a designer suit.’
    • ‘The picture was reinforced by the war films his schoolteacher mother took him to, featuring intrepid British servicemen with their pencil moustaches and stiff upper lips and irredeemably evil, two-dimensional Nazis.’
    • ‘The other man was of stocky build, about 5ft 9ins tall and had a pencil moustache.’
    • ‘Light shafted through holes in the ceiling, pigeons flapped in the rafters, the walls were stacked with enormous canvases and an old man with a pencil moustache came out and shook my hand.’