handlebar mustache


Definition of handlebar mustache

: a heavy mustache with long sections that curve upward at each end

Examples of handlebar mustache in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Foley’s opponent in the Republican primary was Rick Jowers, a mild, approachable sheriff’s deputy with a handlebar mustache. Rachel Monroe, The New Yorker, "How to Spot a Military Impostor," 19 Oct. 2020 Sertich, who sported a signature handlebar mustache, was well-known among Duluth’s hockey circles. Pam Louwagie, Star Tribune, "Mark Sertich, world's oldest hockey player, dies at 99 in Duluth," 25 Aug. 2020 Running through the chemistry of these beautiful, stylish personalities—Peter with his handlebar mustache and Maria with her headband and floral button-up—is intellectual banter that reverberates with concerns of epic import: What makes a poet? Tiana Reid, The New York Review of Books, "Searching for Freedom in ‘Cane River’ and the Black Outdoors," 20 June 2020 First came the handlebar mustache, then the DIY fringed crop top, both of which Chambers teased on Instagram earlier this month. Rachel Krause, refinery29.com, "Armie Hammer Gave Himself A," 16 Apr. 2020 Another, with a fluffy white handlebar mustache, poses in front of a museum diorama. Anna Kuchment, Dallas News, "If women scientists wore fake facial hair, would men take them more seriously?," 24 Feb. 2020 The first suspect was described, according to the police report, as a male between 25 to 45 years old with a handlebar mustache, wearing a black vest, black and grey sweater, Chicago Bulls hat and blue jeans. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Menomonee Falls police ask for help finding two suspects who stole a Ball Python from Pet World," 5 Dec. 2019 When the Reds wore throwback 1911 uniforms, Dietrich drew a handlebar mustache in eye black to the delight of his teammates. Bobby Nightengale, Cincinnati.com, "Derek Dietrich re-signs with Cincinnati Reds on a minor league contract," 12 Feb. 2020 Bucchere lives in Marin County, works as a software developer and often sports showy facial hair, which recently includes a waxed handlebar mustache. Evan Sernoffsky, SFChronicle.com, "SF cyclist prosecuted for fatally striking pedestrian runs attack ads against George Gascón," 7 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of handlebar mustache

1896, in the meaning defined above

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“Handlebar mustache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handlebar%20mustache. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of handlebar mustache

: a thick, long mustache that curves upward at the ends

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