handlebar moustache

noun

: a man's heavy moustache with long slightly curved sections at each end

Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of handlebar moustache was in 1896

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“Handlebar moustache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handlebar%20moustache. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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