Definition of side whiskers in English:

side whiskers

plural noun

  • Whiskers or sideburns on a man's cheeks.

    ‘his countenance was set off by bushy eyebrows and side-whiskers’
    • ‘A stout, stoop- shouldered man, with a bald head and puffs of reddish side-whiskers, was standing in a little pavilion.’
    • ‘On September 20, 1953, George Jonas, caretaker of the Yorkshire Museum, saw an old man wearing a frock coat and sporting white side whiskers reading a book in the library.’
    • ‘He is a sly-looking little man with side whiskers, a solicitor with a very small business, but clever enough to realize before anyone else that Animal Farm will need a broker and the commissions will be worth having.’
    • ‘Born in 1822, Francis Dillon Bell was a slightly chubby man with thick side whiskers who, by all accounts, was a complete paradox.’
    • ‘I bet if we dug down, we'd find that a lot of those old guys with their funny side whiskers knew what they were doing better than we give them credit for.’
    facial hair, whiskers, stubble, designer stubble, five o'clock shadow, bristles
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