Fu Manchu mustache

noun

Fu Man·​chu mustache ˌfü-(ˌ)man-ˈchü- How to pronounce Fu Manchu mustache (audio)
: a long mustache with ends that turn down to the chin

Examples of Fu Manchu mustache in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And so, sporting a black hairpiece, Fu Manchu mustache and dark glasses, Laurie arrived on the set as actor Fumio Yamaguchi, there to portray the character Mr. Tojamura. Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 Oct. 2023 Goose Gossage is sitting in a booth in the breakfast eatery, a golf cap pulled down low, his traditional Fu Manchu mustache still covering most of his mouth, and talking about anything and everything that is wrong in the game of baseball. Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY, 22 Feb. 2022 His Fu Manchu mustache was a statement. Victoria Hernandez, USA TODAY, 20 Sep. 2022 The Twins manager wasn't referencing the righthander's Fu Manchu mustache, but rather the remarkable journey that has now earned Dobnak a contract extension. Megan Ryan, Star Tribune, 28 Mar. 2021

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Fu Manchu mustache was in 1968

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Cite this Entry

“Fu Manchu mustache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fu%20Manchu%20mustache. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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