mus·tache noun \ˈməs-ˌtash, (ˌ)mə-ˈstash\
: hair growing on a man's upper lip
: the hair growing on the human upper lip; especially : such hair grown and often trimmed in a particular style
: hair or bristles about the mouth of a mammal
— mus·tached also mous·tached adjective
Variants of MUSTACHE
mus·tache also mous·tache \ˈməs-ˌtash, (ˌ)mə-ˈstash\
Examples of MUSTACHE
- He used a small pair of scissors to trim his mustache.
- He decided to grow a mustache.
- The actor was wearing a false mustache.
Origin of MUSTACHE
Middle French moustache,
from Old Italian mustaccio,
from Middle Greek moustaki,
diminutive of Greek mystak-, mystax
upper lip, mustache
First Known Use: 1585
Rhymes with MUSTACHE
, bone ash
, cold cash
, fly ash
, green flash
, heat rash
, hot flash
, white ash
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