Fu Manchu mustache

Fu Man·​chu mustache | \ ˌfü-(ˌ)man-ˈchü- How to pronounce Fu Manchu mustache (audio) \

Definition of Fu Manchu mustache

: a long mustache with ends that turn down to the chin

First Known Use of Fu Manchu mustache

1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Fu Manchu mustache

Fu Manchu, Chinese villain in stories by "Sax Rohmer" (A. S. Ward †1955)

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“Fu Manchu mustache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fu%20Manchu%20mustache. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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